Cheryl Opper --Founder and Executive Director, School on Wheels of Massachusetts
It was August 2006 and I was delivering backpacks and school suppl...
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Every day, Marquis Taylor works with low-income, disengaged high school students who are on the verge of dropping out. One 18-year-old had grown up in...
I attended YouthBuild Brockton in the fall of 2007 because I wanted to get my life on the right track. I had a long history of smoking marijuana and selling drugs throughout the Boston area.
While running the streets, I realized that I was trapped in a vicious cycle that I knew had to be broken. I became involved with the courts and I was also a victim of violence. I realized that I needed serious change in my life.
Bank of America may have millions of customers, but the government of Brockton, Mass., is no longer one of them.
Brockton is divesting its municipa...
For Crowley's burst of principled honesty on Bradley Manning's mistreatment, the Obama administration cashiered him.
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