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Public Health Crisis

Stress, Trauma, Loss, Rage

Marian Wright Edelman | Posted 08.07.2013 | Politics
Marian Wright Edelman

What if we looked at violence in America as a public health crisis rather than a crime problem? What if we look for promising practices and expanded the ones that work to eliminate the epidemic of violence that keeps our graveyards, jails, and prisons full?

A Promise to Bobby

Max Skolnik | Posted 12.05.2011 | DC
Max Skolnik

Last week, DC Public Schools Chancellor Kaya Henderson revealed some startling statistics about our youngest citizens. We learned that 10% of current eighth graders have attempted suicide.

Changing the Trajectory of Alzheimer's

Harry Johns | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Harry Johns

Today, more than 5 million Americans are estimated to have Alzheimer's disease. What they are experiencing is not just a little memory loss. It is not...