Child Refugees: The Consequences of the 2009 Coup in Honduras

Child Refugees: The Consequences of the 2009 Coup in Honduras, News Analysis, Hector Luis Alamo, Jr., Posted: Jul 22, 2014

The U.S. involvement in the recent coup in Honduras set the stage for what is happening today.

Are Children Working on Minnesota School Construction Sites?


TC Daily Planet, News Report, Posted: Jul 17, 2014

The Laborers Union says a youth under age 18 was working on this school construction site in Minnetonka, in possible violation of state and federal law.


Youth Depression Thrives on Silence - California Data Show Shocking Impact of Mental Disorders


New America Media, News Report, Anna Challet, Posted: Jul 17, 2014

In 2012, mental diseases and disorders accounted for the largest share of hospital admissions among children under 18 in California.


A Dashing Return of the First Asian American Superhero


PRI's The World, Commentary, Bradley Campbell, Posted: Jul 05, 2014

In "The Shadow Hero," Hank Chu just wants to help run his family's grocery store. But his mother pushes him to be a superhero.


Obama’s Chickens Coming Home to Roost


New America Media, Commentary, Nativo Vigil Lopez, Posted: Jul 04, 2014

Obama's attempt to undo legal protections for child refugees is the equivalent of "Mexicanizing" the Central American minors.


Obama’s Quick Fix Won’t Solve the Regional Refugee Crisis


New America Media, Commentary, Michelle Brané, Posted: Jul 03, 2014

Rather than recognizing the humanitarian refugee crisis, the Obama administration is responding as though it were an immigration issue.


Unaccompanied Children -- A Failure of Compassion


Al Día, Editorial, Staff, Posted: Jul 02, 2014

Lost in the official talk about "unaccompanied minors" is the stark fact that what has been proposed gravely endangers the truly vulnerable.

Why Young, Black Men Can’t Work


Colorlines, News Report, Posted: Jun 25, 2014

Moody’s easy laughter emphasizes his already boyish looks, and together they make him seem even younger than his 21 years. But he’s facing decidedly grown-folks challenges today.

U.S. Has No Plans for Leniency With Unaccompanied Migrant Children


Colorlines, News Report, Posted: Jun 23, 2014

Migrants fleeing Central America for the U.S. will not be greeted with open arms, the Obama administration wants to make clear. In fact, to deal with the influx of an expected 90,000 migrants this year, the Obama administration will be funneling immigration officers and judges to the region to accelerate processing—and deportations—of migrants.


Remembering Kevin Weston: Youth Communicator and New Media Pioneer


New America Media, Commentary, Russell Morse, Posted: Jun 17, 2014

Kevin Weston, accomplished journalist and longtime New America Media family member, died Sunday at his home in Oakland.

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