New York City is home to a spectacular and burgeoning youth rights movement, and one of the leaders sent me an email the other day. She asked, “How did you come to be involved in youth rights, and what made you decide to put Freechild together? What originally got you inspired?” Following is my answer.Continue reading “The Story Behind Freechild”
The so-called “Terrible Twos” are a myth. A Drunken Postmaster Supposedly coined by a drunken postmaster in the 1800s, the phrase has become ubiquitous among new parents everywhere I hear anyone talking about children. I have raised a child through them and participated in the upbringing of a number of nieces and nephews, and everyContinue reading “Adultism in Parenting: The Terrible Twos”
This is a complete copy of the third version of the Firestarter Youth Empowerment Curriculum, which Adam F.C. Fletcher completed in 2003.