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The Official Student News Site of Parkway West High

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The Official Student News Site of Parkway West High

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At the monthly food distribution in April, food pantry volunteers pass out dates and halal chicken to Muslim families. The pantry altered its previously biased practices to better serve all who receive pantry services. “The observance of Ramadan prompted my thought process and helped the light bulb to go off in my head,” Food Pantry Director Diance Peterson said. “Im hoping we can continue to offer halal meat at every distribution.

Food pantry grapples with inequitable practices

Ulaa Kuziez, Staff Writer May 13, 2021

The food pantry recently had a reckoning with its practices and services. In April, for the first time, there was zabiha-halal meat and dates distributed to Muslim families observing Ramadan. Diane Peterson,...

It is time we reexamine where the responsibilities of social services are placed.

It’s not just 2020

Pathfinder Editorial Board December 28, 2020

We spent this year blaming 2020 for everything. We blamed it and online school as counselors struggled to solve unprecedented scheduling problems and care for students' mental health simultaneously. We...

Parkway food pantry opens doors to all families

Carly Anderson, Managing EiC Intern October 20, 2017

Parkway Northeast Middle School held the grand opening for the new district-wide food pantry on Oct. 10, and is looking to include any students or families living within the Parkway district. “You...

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