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A survivor of sexual assault holds her hands as she speaks during an interview in the Brooklyn borough of New York on Wednesday, March 6, 2019. Various studies have found that 7 in 10 girls endure some form of sexual harassment by age 18, and 1 in 4 will be sexually abused. Experts believe the rates are higher for girls of color. (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E)
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NEW YORK (AP) — The girls, a dozen of them 15 to 18 years old, file into a conference room...
FILE - This March 21, 2018 file photo shows the Capitol in Washington before dawn. A Gallup poll in December 2018 asked respondents in the U.S. to rank 20 different occupations in terms of their ethical standards _ members of Congress ranked the lowest, below car salespeople and telemarketers. Nurses were at the top. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
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NEW YORK (AP) — In some ways, the college-admissions bribery scheme newly revealed by federal prosecutors seemed almost inevitable. Ethics...
"Grand Canyon Archaeology Day 2013 Carding & Spinning 3653" by Patrick Feller licensed under CC BY 2.0
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According to a new report from the National Academy of Sciences found that low quality data on Native American and...
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George A. Jones, Chief Executive Officer of Bread for the City, discusses how community-based challenges impede in effectively serving low-income...
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Read our Nonprofit Spotlight with CEO of Family Life Education Candida Flores on how the organization equips families with self-efficacy...
FILE - In this Aug. 6, 2013, file photo, Veronica, 3, a child at the center of an international adoption dispute at the time, smiles in a bathroom of the Cherokee Nation Jack Brown Center in Tahlequah, Okla. A federal law that gives preference to Native American families in child welfare proceedings involving Native children is facing a significant legal challenge. In 2013, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled the law didn’t apply in a South Carolina case involving Veronica because her Cherokee father was absent from part of her life. (Mike Simons/Tulsa World via AP, File)
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FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — A federal law that gives preference to Native American families in foster care and adoption proceedings...
"Jefferson County Courthouse" by Patrick Feller licensed under CC BY 2.0
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Across the U.S., there are more than 50,000 young people incarcerated at any given moment, reports PBS. ...
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Kurt Newman, President & CEO of the Children's National Health System, discusses how the influx of technology and preventative methods...
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While folks in their 60’s and 70’s are still taking care of their parents financially and emotionally, they are also...
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This week legislators introduced a new bill that would require the federal government to offer its employees paid family leave. ...
Ukrainian people hold banners and march on the occasion of the International Women's Day in Kiev, Ukraine, Friday, March 8, 2019. Millions across the globe are marking International Women’s Day by demanding a gender-balanced world amid persistent salary gap, violence and widespread inequality. (AP Photo/Efrem Lukatsky)
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MADRID (AP) — Marches and protests were held Friday across the globe to mark International Women's Day under the slogan...
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Linda Velarde, Executive Director of Villa Maria, discusses how women who are homeless and without children can transition from crisis...
FILE - In this Jan. 25, 2019, file photo, a migrant who did not give his name looks on with his children as they wait to hear if their number is called to apply for asylum in the United States, at the border in Tijuana, Mexico. The Trump administration's effort to make asylum seekers wait in Mexico explicitly targets Spanish-speakers and people from Latin America, according to internal guidelines of a highly touted strategy to address the burgeoning number of Central Americans arriving at U.S. borders. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull, File)
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SAN DIEGO (AP) — Border agents have been told to explicitly target Spanish speakers and migrants from Latin America in...
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With more attention directed towards helping individuals overcome events of physical abuse and trauma, one class is guiding men to...
First lady Melania Trump visits with students in a classroom at Dove School of Discovery in Tulsa, Okla., Monday, March 4, 2019, during a two-day, three-state swing to promote her Be Best campaign. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
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TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Melania Trump is in Oklahoma to open a three-state tour to highlight all three components of...
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Stephanie Karr, Executive Director of the Center Against Sexual & Family Violence discuss how the organization provides confidential assistance, educational...
From left, U.S. Border Patrol, Customs and Border Protection Chief Carla Provost, Acting Executive Associate Director on Immigration and Customs Enforcement Operations Nathalie R. Asher, Senior Adviser Department of Health and Human Services Scott Lloyd, U.S. Public Health Service Commissioned Corps Commander Jonathan White and Department of Justice Director of Executive Office for Immigration Review James McHenry are sworn-in before the House Judiciary Committee hearing on the Trump administration's separation policy involving migrant families. on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2019. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)
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WASHINGTON (AP) — Thousands of accusations of sexual abuse and harassment of migrant children in government-funded shelters were made over...
"Moms Demand Action Against Gun Violence" by Fibonacci Blue licensed under CC BY 2.0
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In the U.S., gun violence is the second biggest cause of death among children, as reported in a recent study...
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According to a new report, teens between the ages of 12 and 14 who identify as LGBT are more likely...
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In this collaboration with WHUT - Howard University Television, host Mark Oppenheim interviews nonprofit leaders from the Washington D.C. region...
FILE - In this May 22, 2018 file photo, President Donald Trump looks out at the audience during a speech at the Susan B. Anthony List 11th Annual Campaign for Life Gala at the National Building Museum in Washington. The Trump administration said Friday that it would bar taxpayer-funded family planning clinics from referring women for abortions, a move certain to be challenged in court by abortion rights supporters. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration said Friday that it would bar taxpayer-funded family planning clinics from referring women for...
FILE - This Aug. 9, 2018, file photo, provided by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, shows a scene from a tour of South Texas Family Residential Center in Dilley, Texas. Months after the Trump administration ended the general policy of separating parents and children, advocates and members of Congress are questioning the treatment of children who cross the U.S.-Mexico border with other relatives - grandparents, uncles and aunts, and adult siblings. (Charles Reed/U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement via AP, File)
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HOUSTON (AP) — Months after the Trump administration announced an end to its widescale separation of migrant parents and children,...
"Mentor and Child" Photo courtesy of Friends LA
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Read our Nonprofit Spotlight with Executive Director of Friends LA Thomas Lee on how the organization is battling the influx...
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Leaders from nonprofits in Alaska, Minnesota, Texas and Washington D.C. discuss the important work that they do to strengthen their...

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