A Civil Rights Movement Grows in Brooklyn

Two meetings last week, one in a ragged community center across the street from a waterfront Brooklyn housing project, the other in a well-lit assembly room in New York City’s...

Community-based Organization Battles Chronic Absenteeism in Queens

It was 40 degrees and drizzling, and it would not be easy to get the kids to school today . . .

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Children Will Continue to Flee Danger, Expert Says

In all her years working with Unaccompanied Alien Children, one interaction in particular stands out to Michelle Brané, the director of migrant rights and justice for the Women’s Refugee Commission.

Trump Administration Could Target Central American Teens

After 18 days on a bus to the Mexican city of Reynosa, five days walking through the desert to Texas and two months living in Long Island, the fate of 18-year-old Axel Caballero of Honduras rested in the hands of an immigration judge who hovered above him inside a federal immigration courtroom in downtown Manhattan.

LA Center Fills a Gap for Health, Mental Health and Other Services Specifically for LGBT Youth

Growing up on the tough South Side of Chicago, Richard never felt comfortable around people because he never felt normal as a gay youth in a heterosexual world . . .

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NY High School Students Abandon Classes to Protest Trump, Vow ‘We Vote Next’

A cold rain didn't dampen the energy of several hundred New York City high school students who walked out of classes on Tuesday to protest President Donald Trump's policies on immigration, education, women's rights, race, the environment and other issues.