Format: 2014-04-20
Justice data
Josh Rovner explains the startling disparities between how frequently black and white teenagers encounter the juvenile justice system.
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A young member of the National Council of Young Leaders shares his thoughts on My Brother’s Keeper, a new federal initiative to support young men of color.
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In a room full of friends, peers, and supporters, 19 talented YouthBuild members came together as one to celebrate their work growth with YouthBuild USA. This year ...
studying
SparkAction and Demo’s First to Finish College team spoke with several experts working with first gens to discuss what they felt was critical to ensure a ...
seoscholarslearn
In New York and San Francisco, a nonprofit is quietly helping thousands of first-generation college students finish college and start promising careers.    
youngmenofcolor
For National Crime Victim's Right Week, Benjamin Chambers at the National Juvenile Justice Network talks about the pervasiveness of racial disparities in both the ...
StudyingMajors
Transitioning from college to career brings difficult decisions for any young person, but especially for a first-generation student. Here’s a look at the tools ...
Graduates
Former director of the Social Work Practicum for Our Lady of the Lake University and first-generation college grad, Ruth Bounous, writes about a former ...
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First gens and experts share supports and advice to ease the transition from college to the workforce...
JJIEYouthColor
Journalist Dick Mendel takes a close look at the over-representation of minority youth in the juvenile justice system and some good news on the horizon when it comes ...
JJIEYouthColor
Journalist Dick Mendel takes a close look at the over-representation of minority youth in the juvenile justice system and some good news on the horizon when it comes ...
Capitol HIll
The House Republican budget was presented on April 1 by Chairman Paul Ryan.  Here are some reactions and analyses from our friends in the field, explaining what ...
curfew
Each year, hundreds of young people are locked up for actions that would not be criminal if they were adults, like breaking curfew or smoking. A new set of National ...
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[COMMENTARY] Mayor de Blasio may be vying for the title of “educational access” mayor in NYC, but he remains silent on issues that would boost higher ...