Youth have many choices to make today. Let’s say that you’re 18 years old. You left school before graduating, and your friend’s mom is letting you stay in their garage. You have many choices, and they’re stacked like this: Apply for jobs Break into a car to steal something See if your old girlfriend wantsContinue reading “How to Recruit Youth Today”
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It’s a DIY Life.
I believe that we can each change the world. I believe we can all change our lives, too. After all, it’s a DIY life. Here’s why. We have to look at the details. The real challenge of changing the world and changing our lives is to learn to see nuance and acknowledge subtleties inContinue reading “It’s a DIY Life.”
Leelah’s Murder Is OUR Fault
Leelah Alcorn’s death was practically a murder. It shows how America’s legal system, which enshrines parental rights above children’s rights, has killed another young person. More importantly though, we need to see that Leelah’s murder is our fault. We have not done enough, taught enough, said enough, or worked hard enough to stop this horror from happening.Continue reading “Leelah’s Murder Is OUR Fault”