The Eagala Model at Good Samaritan

The Eagala Model at Good Samaritan Facebook Twitter LinkedIn From the time the Good Samaritan Boys Ranch opened in 1959, horses have played an important role in helping youth heal. Today, several staff members at the Ranch are certified by the Equine Assisted Growth and Learning Association, or Eagala. The official Eagala website notes that […]

What Do We Mean by “Activate the Good”?

What Do We Mean by “Activate the Good”? Facebook Twitter LinkedIn I entered the role of CEO for the Good Samaritan Boys Ranch in 2020. I was given an almost impossible task: following in the footsteps of a titan in the child welfare sector. Kevin Killian, our former CEO, breathed life into this organization 30 […]

How Do We Define Success?

How Do We Define Success? Facebook Twitter LinkedIn How does Good Samaritan define success? Well, it depends. When I first joined Good Samaritan as the Communications Coordinator, I remember that on top of wanting to know more about our programs, I also wanted to know how we define success in those programs. I mean, if […]

Graduation and Giving Yourself Grace

Graduation and Giving Yourself Grace Share This Ever spend three hours working hard only to accomplish what seems like nothing? And then struggle giving yourself grace? I know I have. For example, this past Wednesday, I spent all morning working on grants. This is how I spent it: 1 hour typing 30 minutes deleting   30 […]