Isla to Island by Alexis Castellano Nova’s Pick: Marisol lives on the beautiful island of Cuba with her parents, but with wars raging all around them, Marisol’s wonderful home becomes unsafe for her, so her parents send her to Brooklyn in the U.S. She is separated from her home, family and everything she has ever … Read more
The Salt Fields by Stacy D. Flood In spare prose with haunting images, Stacy D. Flood’s novella, “The Salt Fields,” tells of a Black man’s train journey north, leaving South Carolina with its ghosts and grief for a fresh start in the northern steel mills. Set just after World War II during the beginning of … Read more
https://www.nwys.org/ Northwest Youth Services is a non-profit organization serving young people ages 13-24 experiencing homelessness in Whatcom and Skagit Counties. We support youth in identifying goals and building the skills necessary to reach their own sense of stability. Northwest Youth Services offers housing, street outreach, help finding a job or enrolling in school, connection to … Read more
https://nami.org/Home NAMI Washington 1107 NE 45th St Ste 330 Seattle, WA 98105-4697 800-950-6264 NAMI, the National Alliance on Mental Illness, is the nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness.