The Hidden Homeless Population

The Hidden Homeless Population

Most children in the United States spend their school days dreaming of their next birthday party or worrying whether they’re popular enough. Not America’s homeless youth. Students like Jamie Talley, who first became homeless at age 2, are thinking about...
Ohio Proves It: Rehabilitation Works

Ohio Proves It: Rehabilitation Works

You might not guess it from the Republican governor or GOP-dominated legislature, but Ohio is proving itself the most progressive state in the union when it comes to youth prison reform. The Buckeye State has shifted away from punishing kids who get ensnared in the...
Severing a Higher Education Lifeline

Severing a Higher Education Lifeline

Three months ago, I walked across the stage at the University of Mississippi to claim my Bachelor’s diploma. Throwing my cap into the Oxford summer air, I felt a sense of accomplishment, but also a sense of uncertainty. What’s next for me? My long-term goal is to help...
Taxing the #RichKids

Taxing the #RichKids

It doesn’t take long for viewers of #RichKids of Beverly Hills to realize the show is deliberately trying to make you feel poor. Watching heiresses in their mid-twenties drop more on a day of shopping than the average American spends buying a home makes the...
The Other Immigrant Youth Crisis

The Other Immigrant Youth Crisis

Senator Ted Cruz says that eradicating an executive decision he blames for creating the humanitarian crisis on the border is his top priority. And lots of conservative members of the GOP are on board with the Texas Republican’s demand. They argue that President...
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