Maybe it starts as an extra drink after work — you know, just to take the edge off. Or an extended gripe session at lunch.
But maybe it stretches out into a long silence after dinner. An explosive snarl at a minor snag. The odd nightmare. And maybe — just maybe — it starts coming into the office as a vague sense of dread or pointlessness, a late start here and there, an urge to dodge co-workers or clients.
LOS ANGELES — To restore the dignity of youth in our juvenile justice system, the Children’s Defense Fund-California (CDF-CA) is calling for an end to the punitive incarceration model and a fundamental transformation in how we treat youth.
“Myself and most of our teachers, we were thinking about wrestling like Hulk Hogan or Andre the Giant,” said assistant principal Tommy Torres. “We were so wrong. It’s another way to keep 25 kids on a positive team.”