Vol 22 No 02

Painting a better picture

Art helped a former Los Angeles gang member find God It wasn’t until the beating stopped that 12-year-old Fabian Debora realized he was officially a gang mem...

A place to call home

Does Scripture address the concept? Even those of us who grew up in transition or without a traditional home still understand the idealized concept of a home...

Digital learning takes off

The Salvation Army, EverFi and Target partner to boost after-school learning. It’s after school on Friday and the homework is light, so Grace, 7, takes a...

The art of social transformation

“There is a growing awareness of the impact of inequality…Young artists are connected to social movements or to their ideologies through social media, and this ...

Homeless to home

Illness and relocation left a family of seven out in the cold until they met The Salvation Army. Fifteen-year-old Kayden Kuewa quietly tucked his younger bro...

Reconnecting family

“Family is what drives these searches. People might have everything else in place—their finances, shelter, food—but without that relative, they just don’t feel ...

Surviving servitude

When Lydia pressed for her money, her employers simply got more creative with their accounting. At one point, the family gave her a cell phone, but charged her ...

Meth, money and madness

Life was everything I wanted. Houses with ocean views. More licensed cars than licensed drivers. I was making a lot of money. It was just going great. We ...