News and Notes - March 2023

Dear Maria,

This March, we are so excited to celebrate Women's History Month! I am proud of the amazing women who make up 94% of Team Greenlight.

March also means National Social Work Month and World Social Work Day. As a social worker myself, I am thrilled to have 5 full time social workers on staff making incredible impact. This year's theme from the International Federation of Social Workers is:

" Respecting diversity through joint social action"

Greenlight embraces diversity and collaboration. We believe our workplace is most empowered when each team member can bring their full self to the table in all their uniqueness. For those we serve, we are dedicated to ensuring equitable access to services and recognize this requires a commitment to constant learning and growth. We conduct ongoing Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) training for our team.

I hope you will join me in celebrating these occasions by sharing our recent social media posts through the buttons below!


Maria Nanos, LCSW, PhD


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March 21, 2023


"Social Workers touch the lives of MILLIONS. Every. Single. Day. Our profession has gained more significance and attention with current issues of mental health, stable housing, financial insecurity and natural disaster intervention. I am proud to say I am a social worker. Congratulations and thank you to all my fellow MSW’s, not only this day but EVERY day.”

-Dr. Maria Nanos, LCSW, PhD


Northwestern University

Kellogg School of Management

We are pleased to once again be matched as a Golub Capital Nonprofit Partner. We look forward to partnering with our board fellow Lindsay Hurwitz to make an even greater impact!

Don’t Let This Happen to You

"Lesbian mom in Oklahoma loses parental rights of child to sperm donor and her estranged wife" - Today


Read more to learn how Greenlight's second-parent adoption services are essential for keeping LGBTQ+ families together.


Love + Light Benefit

Purchase tickets to the Love + Light benefit today to participate in the grand prize raffle for the Meta Quest 2! Raffle tickets can only be purchased in-person. New worlds await with this cutting-edge VR technology. Don't miss this incredible opportunity to support survivors!


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