Redemption Song: Former Gang Member Now Helps Incarcerated Youth
 

Redemption Song: Former Gang Member Now Helps Incarcerated Youth

Koream Magazine, News Feature, Story and photography by Jimmy Lee, Posted: Sep 02, 2015

A former gang member is now executive director of the nonprofit Project Kinship, which works with the at-risk population and the formerly incarcerated.

 

Dream Summer Program Seeks to Cultivate Future Immigrant Rights Leaders

 

Free Speech Radio News, News Report, Lena Nozizwe, Posted: Aug 24, 2015

Dozens of young people spent their summer break at Dream Summer, a unique program that develops emerging immigrant rights leaders.

 

Are English Language Learners Punished For Their Frustration With School?

 

New America Media, Commentary, Dawn X. Henderson,, Posted: Aug 21, 2015

If this is the behavior of many adults, we can imagine what young people experience when they perceive these threats. They act out.

 

Arab Americans Struggle to Pass Arabic to Future Generations

 

Arab American News, News Report, Hassan Khalifeh, Posted: Aug 20, 2015

Hala Hazimeh, principal at the Muslim American Youth Academy (MAYA), a pre-school to eighth grade Arabic and Islamic school, said Dearborn is unlike any other Arab American community, because its members tend to stick closer together .

 

1941 - A Love Story or Why You Don't Need Valentine's Day

 

New America Media, News Report, Sandip Roy, Posted: Aug 13, 2015

She could tell them that you need Valentine's Day to sell chocolates and over-priced candlelight dinners and get free publicity for protests. But to make a leap for real love, you don't need much more than a twelve anna sari and a moving train.

Here’s Why the #AllLivesMatter Crowd Doesn’t Care About the Killing of an Unarmed White Teen by Police

 

The Root, News Report, Posted: Aug 11, 2015

Have you heard about what happened to Zachary Hammond? If you believe his attorney, the nation has been asleep about the fact that the 19-year-old was shot and killed by the police while on a date. If you believe his attorney, nobody has said his name or expressed outrage at yet another police killing because he is white.

 

How a Dreamer Fell Through The Cracks

 

We'Ced, First Person, Miguel Garcia, Posted: Aug 11, 2015

I found myself back home in Merced, deep in student debt and without a college degree, reflecting on where it all went wrong.

 

Louisiana Sentences More Juveniles to Life In Prison Than Any Other State in U.S.

 

Louisiana Weekly, News Analysis, Mason Harrison, Posted: Aug 07, 2015

Louisiana incarcerates more of its natives than any state in the country—that fact is known, including juvenile offenders.

 

In the Center of Tenderloin, an Open Sports Space Keeps Kids Healthy

 

New America Media, News Feature, Wayne Chen, Posted: Aug 06, 2015

The Tenderloin Recreation Center, which has the largest open sports space in the neighborhood, provides such organizations as Up on Top the space to hold their activities.

 

States May Soon Have to Report on Progress of Homeless, Foster Youth

 

Ed Source, News Report, Posted: Aug 05, 2015

The U.S. Congress may soon be following California’s lead in requiring states to provide data on the academic progress of all homeless and foster youth.

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As Fed Jobs Abound in Dallas, a Congressman Pushes for Naturalization

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Posted: Aug 21, 2015

 

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