Neoliberal Long-Term Care: From Community to Corporate Control

Abstract Publicly (mainly Medicaid) funded long-term care (LTC) services have evolved from a nursing home dominated system of service to a much more balanced system including home- and community-based services (HCBS) programs over the last 30 years. The HCBS programs have been largely administered by the state and local level nonprofit aging networks (ANs) consisting […]

Study: Despite Florida’s diversity, its public schools are becoming more segregated

TALLAHASSEE — Although Florida is becoming a more racially diverse state, its public school system is becoming more segregated, a new study from the LeRoy Collins Institute shows. “Student enrollment trends in Florida over the past decades show growing racial isolation for Hispanic and black students on some measures, with signs of continuous segregation on […]

Eden Comes to The Claude Pepper Center

The Claude Pepper Center with support of the Claude Pepper Institute hosted a Certified Eden at Home training last week.  The three-day training was led by Mel Coppola, the only Certified Eden Alternative Educator in Florida.  Among attendees were a former Director of the Pepper Institute on Aging and Dean of the College of Social […]