The Human Cost of Irresponsible Gun Ownership

A few months ago, I was scrolling down my Facebook feed when I noticed a news report about a child finding a loaded gun...

Discerning the Truth About Student Activism

Lane Murdock, a 15-year-old Connecticut girl, has organized a National School Walkout Day on April 20 to protest gun violence. Prompted to action by...

Student Activism Is on the Rise and America Is Listening

Imagine waking up the morning after surviving a school shooting, sitting down to breakfast, and logging on to Twitter only to see thousands upon...

Parents Are Leery Of Schools Requiring ‘Mental Health’ Disclosures By Students

Children registering for school in Florida this year were asked to reveal some history about their mental health. The new requirement is part of a...

The Children’s #NeverAgain Movement

Children across this country are letting adults know — with great passion, courage, savvy, and strength — that we are failing them. Their voices are raw and yet...

Fight for Our Families Protest Showcased Reach of Recent Efforts to...

Last Wednesday, before the marches that took place during the weekend of more 750 events with Families Belong Together,  a group of young children,...

The Long-Term Effects of Childhood Trauma

    Research continues to confirm that trauma experienced in childhood can affect people throughout their lives. People who endure adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) can suffer a variety of detrimental life outcomes1 including: ...

The Viral Lives of Children

The representation of everyday children in our media-driven society often ignores how parents shape their child’s digital presence long before the child is able...

Is the NRA Getting Its Bang for the Buck?

Eight lawmakers have taken more than a million dollars from the National Rifle Association over the course of their careers, according to research by...

Student Activism Calendar of Upcoming Events

On March 14, 2018, exactly one month after the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shootings, thousands of students across the country walked out of...

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