Carey Burgess was sent home from school for dress code violation. Now, the photos and Carey’s response have gone viral. What Carey was punished for is an outfit that is modest even by a certain TLC family’s standards. Yet one teacher decided the shirt was indecent and so Carey’s learning was halted for the day.
Carey, who is student body president, a junior marshal and a recipient of a state wide scholarship was sent the message that what she looks … Keep Reading!!!
This week Frito-Lay launched Doritos Rainbows. It’s a limited edition version of the chips to raise money for the “It Gets Better” campaign. Gay and Bisexual youth are 4 times more likely, and questioning youth are 3 times more likely, to attempt suicide as their straight peers. Nearly half of transgender youth have considered taking their lives, and one-quarter report having made a suicide attempt. It Gets Better‘s goal is to prevent these suicides by having … Keep Reading!!!
QuikTrip is a chain of gas stations and convenience stores. But they set themselves apart by being community oriented. QuikTrip teams up with many different organizations to help the communities they are located in. One of those organizations is National Safe Place.
The Safe Place sign is posted at every QuikTrip and indicates that the location provides access to immediate support for anyone in danger. If you are experiencing domestic violence, sexual assault, sex trafficking, are a lost child, … Keep Reading!!!
A hospital in Seattle has found a way to integrate daycare and assisted-living into one facility. Their new “Intergenerational Learning Center” brought a preschool into Mount St. Vincent nursing home. Each day the 400 adults living in the center are welcome to join the kids in activities from music and dancing to story telling to just visiting and connecting.
This is amazing on so many levels. The children get more one on one attention than can be provided by daycare … Keep Reading!!!
Eunique Jones Gibson started the Because of Them, We Can campaign during Black History Month in 2013.
Her goal was simple: to positively share African American history in a way that tackles racial stereotypes and empowers the youth who pose and view the images.
The campaign was so successful, it was clear that this project needed to be extended to 365 days (and now beyond). One year later, and Gibson has continued her campaign with inspiring new images.… Keep Reading!!!
I’ve noticed that it is socially acceptable to criticize or belittle marital unions of young people. I’m not really sure why. People will also give the explanation of youth as the reason why their first marriage failed. This could very well be true, for them. However, I want people to know that choosing to marry young is a very real and authentic choice.
I met Brian when I was 16 and he was 21. He was the first … Keep Reading!!!