Although some education advocates considered Friday’s vote a victory, others said the changes were not inclusive of L.G.B.T.Q. youth and did not do enough to expand students’ knowledge of consent.Read more
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“We know that trauma shows up in many ways. There are many iterations of it. It is systemic, which is why it really does demand or require a systemic solution and response,” Pressley said in her opening remarks.
While childhood trauma affects all children, she said the legislation is especially focused on Black, brown, indigenous and immigrant youth.Read more
African-American writer Shane McCrae grew up with his racist white grandparents. Poetry became a salvation and helped him make sense of his difficult and abusive upbringing.Read more
In a new report on pediatric pain in the British medical journal The Lancet, a commission of experts, including scientists, doctors, psychologists, parents and patients, challenged those who take care of children to end what they described as the common undertreatment of pain in children, starting at birth.Read more
“Lawyers struggling to find parents deported to Central America, says ACLU, after US government removed 1,030 children in 2018.”Read more
“In a world where the adultification of Black girls has been well-researched, Barrett’s description of her daughter’s masculinized strength was at best a perpetuation of the strong Black women myth, and at worst, a reiteration of the perception that Black girls be seen as adults, and not girls.”Read more