America's Police Problem:  Cause and Cure
Our greatest power is within our grasp.

Standing and Pledging:  Style versus Substance
How one man's courage created a movement

The Ten Biggest Lies in America
You've Heard All of Them

Mourn for the Dead. And Fight Like Hell for the Living.
Workers Memorial Day 2016

Welcome Your Rosa Parks Moment
And Change the World

Marriage Equality: Myths and Facts
What the Supreme Court Ruling Means to You

Celebrate National Women's Equality Day
Fight for the Equal Rights Amendment

Nonprofit Organizations Should be Tax Exempt
We Can't Afford to Tax Them.

There is No Such Thing as a Good Cop
How to Prevent Police Crime

Labor Unions: Myths and Facts
We Need Them Now, More Than Ever.


If You Want Peace, Work for Justice


Patricia A. O'Malley
Social Policy & Programs Consulting    ~    Community Matters
P.O. Box 97803    ~    Pittsburgh, PA  15227   ~    412-310-4886    ~    info@patomalley-consulting.com
Copyright Patricia A. O'Malley    ~    All rights reserved
Established 1993

Food Stamp Program: Myths, Facts, and History
The Food Stamp Program Benefits the US Economy and Creates Jobs

How a Federal Government Shutdown Affects You
Here We Go Again.

Martin Sheen Honored in Pittsburgh for His Activism
Sheen Calls Pittsburgh Activist Molly Rush His Inspiration.

Petitions Don't Guarantee Success
What makes a proper petition? And are they useful?

Welfare in America: Myths and Facts
Everything you think you know about welfare is wrong.

Unemployment Compensation: Myths and Facts
The GOP is still trying to set Americans against each other.

Who Should Provide Social Services?

Occupy Pittsburgh. This is Your Movement

If You Want Peace, Work for Justice

TV's Latest Trend Offends All of Us
Portrayals of Women Race Backward

American Education: We Need Higher Standards 
We Must Require More from Our Kids and From Public Education

We are All Welfare Recipients
Yes, you too.

Let's Criminalize Poverty
Everything You Think You Know About Welfare is Wrong.

Providers Observe Homeless Persons Memorial Day 
Homelessness Increases Again

Public Benefits Programs Can Help You

National Volunteer Week Begins Today

Today is World Food Day

The First Women's Rights Convention Lives on in Spirit


Social Issues


Social issues define the ways in which we choose to live our lives.


These essays review some important current social issues.





 






























































Patricia A. O'Malley

Social Policy & Programs Consulting

Training and Services for agencies working toward social and economic justice