Getting to know Humanity in Progress
January 20, 2022
Having tough conversations at work is part of what Ashley Kawashima signed up for when she became a behavioral health clinician at the local hospital. But some of the hardest days come when she has to be honest with a person, looking to her for assistance, about the limited number of resources available. Just imagine, someone seeking shelter and all Kawashima can offer them is a tarp or tent.
"That can be very soul-crushing," she says. "And that was a big part of why we wanted to start Humanity in Progress."
In early 2020, the time was right, and the motivation was there for Kawashima and...