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Undocumented Immigrant Fights To Change 'Disgusting,' 'Unjust' Policies

The Huffington Post | Elisabeth Brier | Posted 09.01.2015 | Latino Voices

After immigrating to the U.S. from El Salvador at 10 years old, Aminta Menjivar is using her personal history as inspiration to fight for change. She ...

Bullying: Are We Back to 'Kids Will Be Kids'?

Deborah Temkin | Posted 11.06.2013 | Impact
Deborah Temkin

So what is bullying? Everyone's definition is different just like everyone's experience is different. Bullying is subjective. Yet, this is problematic when our "solutions" to bullying require the definition to be objective.

Political Dreaming in the Twenty-First Century

Ira Chernus | Posted 09.24.2013 | Politics
Ira Chernus

I bet you, like me, rarely talk to anyone about your dreams, even if you spend nearly all your time among politically active people working to improve the planet. Perhaps these days it feels somehow just too naïve, too unrealistic, too embarrassing.

D.C.'s Juvenile Justice System Sees Real Change

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 02.01.2012 | Impact
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

Originally published on Youthradio.org, the premier source for youth generated news throughout the globe. By: Sayre Quevedo In Washington D.C., the...

The Most Important Women's Rights Legislation in History? To Some, It Was Just a Joke

William Petrocelli | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
William Petrocelli

It's common wisdom among political scientists that any fundamental social change requires a change in public attitude before it can be enshrined into law. Don't rush too fast, experts advise.