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Robert Ross

Building Resilience Key to Overcoming Childhood Trauma

Robert Ross | Posted 08.05.2014 | Impact
Robert Ross

The most important thing we can do -- and sometimes it's the hardest -- is to speak up about what has happened to us. Because it's in speaking our truth and reaching out that we can connect with other people. That's the essential ingredient for courage and resilience and healing.

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?

The Epidemic That's Threatening Our Future. And How Los Angeles Unified School District Is Determined to Reverse It.

Robert Ross | Posted 08.06.2013 | Los Angeles
Robert Ross

In California, fully 58 percent of all disciplinary actions were for that category, not for the serious offenses you might imagine. Almost every state has an equivalent category.

Young People Really Are Our Future: Making It a Bright One

Robert Ross | Posted 07.10.2013 | Impact
Robert Ross

The course to all of our health and prosperity starts with changing the odds for our sons and brothers which will build opportunity for all of us. There are real signs of hope and momentum building around the country.

Now We Can Finally Fix Health Care!

Robert Ross | Posted 01.14.2013 | Politics
Robert Ross

Two years after the law was passed, and six months after the Supreme Court affirmed its legality, only now do we have the opportunity to explain the benefits of Obamacare to families, workers, and employees -- without the noise, distraction, and confusion of a political campaign getting in the way.

Judge In DougCo Pilot Voucher Suit: 'The Court Is Not Persuaded'

Posted 09.17.2011 | Denver

A Denver District judge has denied a motion to move the Douglas County School District Voucher Pilot Program from Denver to Douglas County, saying he ...

Bizarre Claims Made In Court Filing Against Shaq | 43 Minutes Ago by TMZ Staff   | Posted 09.14.2011 | Sports

Shaquille O'Neal "requested and directed" his former friend to kill several people -- including a gang member, a record producer, and a woman he impre...

Ex-Wife: I Was Offered 'Shaq Sex Tape'

Posted 08.20.2011 | Sports

Shaunie O'Neal, ex-wife of Shaquille O'Neal, claimed that a former friend of the retired NBA star offered to sell her a sex tape featuring Shaq and se...

Man Claims He Was Kidnapped Over Shaq Sex Tape

AP | Posted 08.19.2011 | Sports

LOS ANGELES -- A Los Angeles music producer testified that gang members kidnapped him in 2008 and told him the reason was an "issue" with Shaquille O'...

Shaq Denies Involvement In 2008 Beating

AP | Posted 08.16.2011 | Sports

LOS ANGELES -- Members of a Los Angeles street gang are facing charges in the 2008 beating of a man who claimed he had a sex tape of Shaquille O'Neal ...

Shaq Interviewed About Alleged Sex Tape, Assault | 15 Minutes Ago by TMZ Staff   | Posted 08.14.2011 | Sports

Shaquille O'Neal is embroiled in a criminal case in which 7 gang members allegedly kidnapped, beat up and robbed a man who claimed to have a tape show...

Two Profiles in Courage

Robert Ross | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Robert Ross

Community-based nonprofit organizations are struggling for their organizational lives these days. The oppressive economic downturn has made it hard t...