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At Risk Children

We'll Miss You, Sam

Robert E. Slavin | Posted 08.11.2016 | Education
Robert E. Slavin

Our field has lost a great man and a great champion for children at risk. We'll miss him a lot.

Faith Requires Us To Look After Vulnerable Children

Dr. Michael B. Brown | Posted 02.25.2017 | Religion
Dr. Michael B. Brown

During this critical year, I think we can call upon candidates for elected office to tell us what their action plans are for at-risk children. I haven't heard enough of that yet from those hoping to inhabit the White House, despite the fact that few topics are more urgent.

When "Mom" Is Behind Bars

Jim Liske | Posted 07.13.2014 | Crime
Jim Liske

It's true that these moms have made poor choices that brought them to prison -- and in some cases made them unfit to nurture their children -- but it's short-sighted to simply write them off.

An Open Invitation to the House Ways and Means Committee

Harry Leibowitz | Posted 07.12.2014 | Impact
Harry Leibowitz

For those who know me and what I stand for, they know that I rarely, if never, become emotionally angry. But today I am not only angry... worse, I am ...

Are You Involved in Self-Centered Christianity? If Not, Then You Should Be!

Rev. Romal J. Tune | Posted 09.30.2013 | Religion
Rev. Romal J. Tune

When we talk to people about our faith and why they should want a relationship with God, we should not only talk about salvation but about how God can meet their self-interest much like Jesus with many of the people He encountered.

LOOK: Teacher Gets 'At-Risk' Students To Produce Amazing Art

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Klein | Posted 06.05.2013 | Arts

It appears that this California teacher has truly reached his students. In an effort to avoid doling out detentions for graffiting at the alternati...

Yoga for Self-Regulation of At-Risk Children

Rob Schware | Posted 05.05.2013 | Impact
Rob Schware

"I would like kids to understand that they can do yoga anytime, anywhere, no matter how old they are. I also hope that yoga practice empowers them physically, mentally, and emotionally to be the best version of themselves that they are capable of being at any given moment."

Invest in Innovative Solutions That Work for Children and Families

Michele Jolin | Posted 05.04.2013 | Politics
Michele Jolin

Investing in what works is a long-term economic growth strategy designed to strengthen our future workforce. It just makes sense, particularly as we look to find cost-effective ways to ensure that our nation's children receive the education and training that they require to compete globally.

Yoga: Serving At-Risk Youth at Home and Abroad

Rob Schware | Posted 03.16.2013 | Healthy Living
Rob Schware

This is an interview with Kimberly Moon, who after a decade of human services work and practicing yoga began to merge these in the clinical work she was doing with at-risk youth in a residential treatment center in Massachusetts.

Helping At-Risk Children Succeed in School: There's No Such Thing as Too Early

Anna M. Babin | Posted 07.24.2012 | Education
Anna M. Babin

How do we help children from lower-income families achieve their full potential in school and life? One fact is sure: Start early.

Children Mending Hearts

Rachel Fleischer | Posted 05.01.2012 | Impact
Rachel Fleischer

Children Mending Hearts is a non-profit organization dedicated to empowering disadvantaged youth through educational and arts programs that build empathy and global citizenry.

First the Good News: At-risk Kids (May) Get Some Justice

David Chura | Posted 01.07.2012 | Education
David Chura

Let the good news roll -- the reports, the endorsements, the calls to action -- but let's do something about the harsh, demeaning, counter-intuitive prison conditions we force young people to live in while insisting that they grow and change.