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Girls, Shoot for the Stars But....

Penny Phillips | Posted 06.12.2016 | Women
Penny Phillips

As women, we often feel the need to live up to that person, that capital "W" Woman who has been defined for us by our culture, religion and families. We worry that if we deviate from that we will be labeled too rebellious, too independent, too wild -- weird, even.

Kids in the Middle: Media's Unique Roles for Children of Immigrants

David Kleeman | Posted 09.17.2014 | Media
David Kleeman

Months ago, PlayCollective and the Children's Media Association produced an exchange between industry executives and academics on "bridging the gap" between these fields, toward incorporating research insights into media content for kids.

The Cultural Dilemma of American Summers for Immigrant Parents

Rajika Bhandari | Posted 10.22.2013 | Parents
Rajika Bhandari

Growing up in India, my summer holidays as a child were all about staying indoors. Curtains were tightly drawn and homes were turned into cool and dark recesses. So, for me the greatest challenge at this time of the year is how to celebrate summer and all its bountiful offerings when I have been raised to shun the sun?

Immigration Reform for America, a Country Built by Immigrants

Nithya Das | Posted 05.22.2013 | Politics
Nithya Das

America is a country built by immigrants. My parents' story is important not because it is unique but rather because it is the story of America. It is a story that should be allowed to repeat itself.

Kathleen Miles

If You're An Immigrant, You're More Likely To... | Kathleen Miles | Posted 06.21.2012 | Los Angeles

Latino and Asian immigrants are working at higher rates than non-immigrants in California, a new study says. Sixty-one percent of immigrants over a...