As the Flint water crisis has unfolded, many of our community members have asked for information about how they might become engaged. We are establishing this page as an information source for people interested in learning about the crisis, those needing services, and those interested in opportuniti...
One possibility is that that higher levels of gender equality leads to more women reporting violence from their partners, while countries with less equality underreport.
#DomesticViolence, #EU, #GenderEquality, #IntimatePartnerViolence
Maybe like Polaris they seem distant but when you look for them they can always be trusted to be steadfast right where you’d expect them to be and that stability is comforting to you and from that you draw self-confidence and can then go on your way.
#Guidance, #NorthStar, #Support
A scan done in March by the National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL), through StateNet, of bills introduced in 2017 that specifically include adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) in the text produced a surprising number of bills — close to 40 — in a 18 states.
#Aces, #AdverseChildhoodExperience, #Policy, #Research
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Today, Rep. Luis V. Gutiérrez (D-IL) issued a statement in response to the news that Juan Manuel Montes, a DREAMer with DACA, had been deported by agents from the Department of Homeland Security in February. " If you came to this country when you were a young child and have DACA, then the United Sta...
April the Giraffe, and Animal Adventure Park, never knew they would be instigating a social experiment. However, with the time that passed and the number of people involved, the opportunity to learn about each other and to acknowledge the benefit of a shared experience cannot be overlooked.
#AceStudy, #AprilTheGiraffe, #Neurobiology, #Trauma
The idea that there is racial bias in policing is now so accepted that the president of the International Association of Chiefs of Police issued a public apology.
#ChildAbuse, #PoliceShootings, #Racism