Only twelve percent of the low-income families who make less than $20,000 took parental leave in 2014, while 41% of families with incomes from $50,000 to $80,000 were able to take advantage of the perk.
Founder & CEO Dorothy Stoneman discusses unleashing the intelligence and positive energy of low-income youth to rebuild their neighborhoods and their lives through community service, leadership development, and building affordable housing.
New research indicates that while funding for preschool development has increased significantly over the last three years, the actual programs implemented are not properly functioning to support ‘high quality’ learning environments for the toddlers.
Every day, thousands of youth under the age of 18 are sentenced to jail, taken from their families and separated from their siblings who also suffer, yet are often left to “experience incarceration as a kind of mutual sentence.”
Eliza Byard discusses ensuring that all students, regardless of their sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression, are able to learn and grow in a school environment free from bullying and harassment.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Gay rights advocates in Oklahoma are launching a campaign to stop a bill they say will codify the ability of religious-based adoption agencies to discriminate against same-sex couples seeking to adopt.
Dezarae Johnson, Director of Generational Changes discusses the various resources and team of support which help foster care youth navigate a variety of daily obstacles This interview was produced in collaboration with ValleyPBS.