Sensible criminal justice: Strengthening parent-child relationships

By Hannah McDermott Last week, President Obama spoke to the NAACP the extraordinary rate of incarceration in the United States compared to other nations; 2.2 million individuals incarcerated, he said.  He addressed the racial disparities in our criminal justice system and long sentences imposed by mandatory minimum laws. President Obama addressed, rightly, that mass incarceration… Read more »

A brave, new conversation about teen pregnancy prevention

by Monica Faulkner Most people agree that we should try to prevent teen pregnancy. What we get bogged down in are the details: Do we teach kids about birth control? Or do we teach kids not to have sex until they are married? In honor of teen pregnancy prevention day, I propose a new conversation,… Read more »