How Not to React When Your Child Tells You He’s Gay

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There’s a video currently making the rounds on the internet that highlights what many gay youth face when they come out to their families.

Yes, the Hug-a-Thug Approach is Powerful in Gang Intervention

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Anthony Goulet believes that to facilitate healing with at-risk youth, what you need is the only thing that can penetrate the street-armor without harming anyone…Love.

5 Annoying Things Male Teachers Hear

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Teaching is still considered to require or reward qualities we consider inherently feminine.

A Very Disturbing Phenomenon: The Rapid Increase of Unaccompanied Minors Entering the US

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Reid Maki of the Child Labor Coalition: 60,000 children without adult supervision will cross over into the US border this year.

Let’s Change How Police Question Young Suspects

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Juveniles are particularly vulnerable to the coercive (and often unlawful) techniques of law enforcement officials.

Troubled Teens and the Value of Meaningful Relationships

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How relationships can infuse troubled, at-risk youth with hope and self-worth.

Urinals, Graffiti, and Boys Being Seen

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Being invisible in a high price to pay for being a teenage boy.

10 Lessons I Learned From Mentoring

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Mentors learn that you can’t change anyone: not even a troubled youth. But you can listen, and that can change everything.