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A Young Girl’s Leadership on Diversity in School Reading with #1000BlackGirlBooks

diversity in reading

In a tumultuous world, stepping up and creating social change is needed more than ever. Whether it be a problem nationally or locally, youth across the country are finding their voices and taking action on causes they’re passionate about. In our classrooms, there have been questions raised about diversity. Are schools …

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What would captain planet do?

Two days ago I went to a climate finance rally spearheaded by 1Sky . Surrounded by a bunch of environmental enthusiast I stood in the cold shivering uncontrollably.  Everyone gathered together in front of the White House calling out their organizations and shaking hands while checked to see if my …

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No Justification for Waiving Penalties for Use of Child Soldiers

The employment of child soldiers is one of the most savage forms of child exploitation in the world. To discourage countries from continuing with this inhumane practice, former President George W. Bush, created the Child Soldiers Prevention Act in 2008. This act prohibited the United States military from providing aid …

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Start a Task Force for Human Trafficking in Kansas – Manhattan

Targeting: The Governor of KS, The KS State Senate, The KS State House, see more… Started by: Kristen Tebow, RC – Kansas/Missouri Some people say that slavery ended with the Emancipation Proclamation. The truth is that there are more slaves in America in modern times, than during the Civil War. Modern …

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The Dark Side of Halloween – Chocolate Trade

by Kristen Tebow, RC Kansas/Missouri Since we have just celebrated a holiday that greatly measures success on costume and candy sales, I would like to take this time to talk about the dark side of Halloween. We all go trick or treating on Halloween or take our children trick or treating. When …

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Ending Child Marriage

Every fall as the trees shed their colorful leaves I get a little nostalgic. When I see the children in my neighborhood setting pumpkins on their doorsteps and frolicking in leaves, I feel a pang of jealousy. With all the stresses of ‘adult life’ and grad school, I miss the …

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S.3184 – Child Protection Compact Act of 2010 – Help fight human trafficking in just three minutes!

By AIDemocracy Regional Coordinator Kristen Tebow. Yesterday, the International Justice Mission (IJM) completed a National Call-in Day for the Child Protection Compact Act (CPCA). Thanks to voices raised around the country, the CPCA was approved by the Senate Foreign Relations Committee (S. 3184) yesterday afternoon! This urgently needed legislation would …

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