Are you passionate about promoting healing and knowledge within your ethnic community? Or, are you interested in supporting a community as an ally? Someday you could be a scholar activist, like Aiesha Turman.
Month: September 2015
Restorative justice shifts the way that a school community treats and views student behavioral issues. When students misbehave, their peers, teachers, parents and the school administrators address it as a community rather than strictly punishing students through suspension or expulsion. A culture of restorative justice helps students to find out what they are doing wrong, why, how it affects others, and how they can fix it.
When students and young people have organized and demanded change, the outcomes have been tremendous. The voices of youth have had a special role in creating positive changes in revolutionary movements from the 20th century through today.
The U.S. Treasury will print a woman’s face on the new $10 bill in 2020, marking the first appearance of a woman on U.S. paper currency.
By June 17, 2015, undocumented people of Haitian descent were forced to register citizenship in the Dominican Republic or face deportation to Haiti. Hundreds of thousands are predicted to face deportation.
June 26, 2015 marked an important day in U.S. history. The Supreme Court ruled five to four that all bans on same-sex marriage must be removed in a case called Obergefell v Hodges.
Pope Francis called climate change a global problem that everyone has a responsibility to help solve in a letter to church leaders called Laudato Si, released June 18.
Should anyone be proud to wave a flag that represents a legacy of racism?
In one year, California wildfires have consumed almost three times the state’s five-year average of land.
A recent planetary discovery brings hope for life on another world.