By Maria R Perez, MSSW I recently tuned in to the PBS program Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr. (S7E6 Country Roots). In this episode Dr. Gates had researched the […]
I'm a retired social worker after a 25+ career working with the LGBTQ+ during the AIDS pandemic, children with cancer, the elderly living in public housing, and with persons with disabilities. All my life, collage, and employment experiences honed my abilities, so now I write, I advocate for the disempowered, and work, purely for the pleasure and the challenge of it all. I've become involved in searching for a kidnaped brother. This has led me to genealogy and to helping others locate long lost, or never known family members.