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States Offer Varying Protection for Youth to Put Juvenile Records Behind Them

States Offer Varying Protection for Youth to Put Juvenile Records Behind Them

by Julianne Hing on November 14 2014, 10:00AM

An expunged record is elusive, but key, for many young people looking to put their pasts behind them.

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW, Schools & Youth

#BeyondFerguson Town Hall Puts Mayor in Hot Seat

#BeyondFerguson Town Hall Puts Mayor in Hot Seat

by Carla Murphy on August 29 2014, 11:12AM

NPR’s Michel Martin moderated a multi-racial forum held last night at a Ferguson church

Topics: Ferguson, /NOW, Society

Dispatch From Chicago: War Abroad Touches Palestinian-American Youth

Dispatch From Chicago: War Abroad Touches Palestinian-American Youth

by Julianne Hing on August 14 2014, 7:00AM

What does it mean to be young and Palestinian and American in this moment in history?

Topics: Dispatches, Schools & Youth

The Latest On Youth Unemployment and Jobs

The Latest On Youth Unemployment and Jobs

by Carla Murphy on July 21 2014, 10:22AM

One in four blacks and one in six Latinos under the age of 25 can’t find a job

Topics: Economy, /NOW

Kanye West, Common Team Up With Chicago Urban League to Create Youth Jobs

Kanye West, Common Team Up With Chicago Urban League to Create Youth Jobs

by Jamilah King on April 17 2014, 10:02AM

It’s an initiative that they say will create 20,000 jobs for young people in the city.

Topics: Culture

Calif. Leads on Making Crime Victims of Color Visible

Calif. Leads on Making Crime Victims of Color Visible

by Carla Murphy on April 14 2014, 10:05AM

Victims in high crime areas don’t receive as much attention as perpetrators

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW

Suicide Crisis Continues Among Native Youth on Reservations

Suicide Crisis Continues Among Native Youth on Reservations

by Von Diaz on March 10 2014, 3:50PM

Native youth are more than three times more likely to commit suicide than any other group.

Topics: /NOW, Youth and Race

LAUSD's Anti-Truancy Ticketing Down, But Racial Disparities Up

LAUSD’s Anti-Truancy Ticketing Down, But Racial Disparities Up

by Julianne Hing on November 5 2013, 1:11PM

The significant improvements have come with troubling new developments.

Topics: /NOW, Schools & Youth

Watch What People Say to Teenage Girls on the Street

Watch What People Say to Teenage Girls on the Street

by Von Diaz on October 29 2013, 12:27PM

Young women in Philadelphia share their experiences with street harassment, some even being followed to school by strangers.

Topics: /NOW

New Study Shows 15 Percent of Youth are Unemployed, Not in School

New Study Shows 15 Percent of Youth are Unemployed, Not in School

by Von Diaz on October 21 2013, 5:03PM

The Opportunity Index gives a start view of opportunities for youth in an increasingly economically depressed U.S.

Topics: /NOW

Watch California Youth Respond to Trayvon, Oscar, and Israel

Watch California Youth Respond to Trayvon, Oscar, and Israel

by Von Diaz on October 8 2013, 4:55PM

In a new music video produced by the Richmond, CA youth organization RYSE, young men of color connect with the recent deaths of three young men of color.

Topics: /NOW

Applying for DACA? There's an App for That

Applying for DACA? There’s an App for That

by Von Diaz on September 25 2013, 10:24AM

Undocumented youth can get tips on applying for deferred action right from their cell phones.

Topics: /NOW

Parents Complain After Child Forced to Reenact Slavery on a Field Trip

Parents Complain After Child Forced to Reenact Slavery on a Field Trip

by Von Diaz on September 19 2013, 5:15PM

A middle school student in Connecticut was called the N-word and chased through the woods during a field trip organized by her school.

Topics: /NOW, Youth and Race

Youth Bridge Digital Storytelling and Slam Poetry in Off-Page Project

Youth Bridge Digital Storytelling and Slam Poetry in Off-Page Project

by Von Diaz on August 19 2013, 10:37AM

The newly launched project activates youth to tell stories that often go unheard using spoken word and digital media.

Topics: /NOW

Seven Surprising Facts About Asian-American and Middle Eastern Boys

Seven Surprising Facts About Asian-American and Middle Eastern Boys

by Julianne Hing on June 11 2013, 8:35AM

A new report from Asian Americans/Pacific Islanders in Philanthropy takes a rare look at an often overlooked subgroup of young people.

Topics: /NOW, Schools & Youth, Youth and Race

Minneapolis Teens Trade Hip-Hop Producing Training in Exchange for Homework

Minneapolis Teens Trade Hip-Hop Producing Training in Exchange for Homework

by Jorge Rivas on May 24 2013, 2:28PM

An after-school program set up by the North Community YMCA in Minneapolis gives young kids the opportunity to make rap music as a reward for keeping up with their schoolwork

Topics: /NOW, Schools & Youth

Study Finds Latino Toddlers Make Up For Scholastic Shortcomings With Strong Social Skills

by Jorge Rivas on January 25 2013, 4:17PM

Mexican-American preschoolers start school way behind their white counterparts. But new research is showing that their social skills are fully developed and robust by the time they start school and are indistinguishable from their white peers.

Topics: /NOW, Schools & Youth

A Plan to Serve Homeless Youth in a State With the Largest Need

A Plan to Serve Homeless Youth in a State With the Largest Need

by Jamilah King on January 17 2013, 8:40AM

California accounts for 30 percent of the nation’s homelessness each year. A new effort is underway to address the youth in that group by not lumping them all together.

Topics: Schools & Youth

Study Finds Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities Among Fifth-Graders Across Country

by Jorge Rivas on August 23 2012, 2:15PM

Black children and Latino children fared worse than white children in almost every category.

Topics: /NOW, Schools & Youth

How Can We Help Kids Define What Is and Isn't Healthy Sexuality?

How Can We Help Kids Define What Is and Isn’t Healthy Sexuality?

by Akiba Solomon on March 5 2012, 9:52AM

In an age of free porn, rape-promoting video games and stupid advice videos from grown men, childhood sexual exploration is trickier than ever. There are no easy answers. Herewith, a few starting points.

Topics: Gender, Gender & Sexuality, Too $hort

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