LSI in the News

Op-eds and Columns from Team LSI

Cedar Rapids Gazette: Iowa caregivers deserve our thanks

N’West Iowa: Luetje: Adoptive families needed

The Des Moines Register: 5 tips to help kids get on track as the school year begins

The Des Moines Register: Iowa social workers protect children from abuse, even during COVID-19 pandemic

The Des Moines Register: Saying ‘thank you’ is not enough. Support Iowa’s human services workforce.

Cedar Rapids Gazette: Why Iowa should invest in its human services workforce

Early Childhood Services

Vinton Today: LSI receives $5,000 from BCCF to support early childhood education

KWIT: The Exchange: Exploring Teen Sexuality

LSI Foster Care and Adoption

KTIV: ‘We really are kind of in emergency mode’ – Leaders struggling to find homes for children in Siouxland

The Valley News: Olson’s celebrate the adoption of a second child

KCAU: Children, teens in need of foster homes in Sioux City

Carroll Times Herald: Although slightly altered, foster-parent training continues

Denison Bulletin Review: COVID-19 presents challenges for LSI; foster families still needed

KCAU: Foster family adapts to COVID-19 precautions

Refugee and Immigrant Services

Sioux City Journal: Lutheran Services in Iowa could resettle up to 150 Afghan refugees in Sioux City within the next month

Ames Tribune: Iowa expected to receive nearly 700 Afghan evacuees in first wave of resettlements

Iowa Public Radio: Citizenship Test Reverts To Previous Format, Frustrates Some Immigrant Educators

Iowa Public Radio: Harder U.S. Citizenship Test Puts Pressure On Educators

Storm Lake Pilot Tribune: Iowa Multilingual COVID-19 Phone Line: 1-877-558-2609

Iowa Public Radio: Near Cities, Land Owners And Urban Farmers Confront Pressure From Development

Iowa Public Television: Global Greens on Iowa Ingredient

Services for People with Disabilities

KELO: Caregiver shortage puts Iowans with disabilities in tough spot

Muscatine Journal: Muscatine Lutheran Services in Iowa worker named Direct Support Professional of the Year

Vinton Today:LSI Respite Care receives national Innovative and Exemplary service award

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