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Restorative Justice Can Help Stop the School-to-Prison Pipeline, NY Panel Says

Raising the age to be charged as an adult and restorative justice are crucial in slowing the school-to-prison pipeline, New York panelists said.
“We need to show students that by showing up, we have something to offer them,” said educator David Levine. “Students need to see their school as a place of value, not as a place they’re stuck in.”

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Friends

Six stories of losing friends to overdose are woven into one tale of drugs and loss.

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Luke: Abuse in Foster Care as Trans Youth

"Every time I went to a new group home, it was like: 'you're a girl; you have to have girl things,'" said Luke McNamara, 25, who recounts the abuse and humiliation he faced as a transgender youth growing up in the California foster care system.