Partner Spotlight: Open Doors for Multicultural Families

“What we are trying to do is empower individuals with disabilities. We give them a voice and the support they need so they can lift up themselves. We light the torches for those we serve so eventually they can light up the torches for other people.” – Ginger Kwan, Executive Director, Open Doors for Multicultural … Read more Partner Spotlight: Open Doors for Multicultural Families

When Juvenile Crimes Mean Decades of Incarceration Part 3: The Voices of Students Excluded from School

By Alice Doyel Guest blogger   “Not everything that is faced can be changed. But nothing can be changed until it is faced.” – James Baldwin   We Listen to These Student Voices to Face What They Experience By writing Prelude to Prison: Student Perspectives on School Suspension, Marsha Weissman gives suspended and expelled students … Read more When Juvenile Crimes Mean Decades of Incarceration Part 3: The Voices of Students Excluded from School

When Juvenile Crimes Mean Decades of Incarceration Part 2 of 4: The Preschool to Prison Pipeline

By Alice Doyel Guest blogger   Click on each book to hear and watch these stories on YouTube, especially with children. Spoiler Alert: Sojourner Truth’s years as a slave were more severe than Frederick Douglass’ These are just three out of the hundreds of books for preschoolers and young children available from public libraries with … Read more When Juvenile Crimes Mean Decades of Incarceration Part 2 of 4: The Preschool to Prison Pipeline