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May 24, 2022Storytelling, Art, & Mindfulness

February 16, 2022Adultification Bias

The Initiative kicks off its 10th anniversary with a powerful performance of “a love letter to Black girls”. View it here.

Logan Green, 16, won the 2021 national speech and debate tournament (spoken word category) for her poem about adultification bias. In her words:...

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January 14, 2022Adultification Bias

Are “black girls less innocent”? Adultification explained

Khadija Mbowe

Are “black girls less innocent”? Adultification explained by Khadija Mbowe

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January 10, 2022Schools & Pushout

Creating Trauma-Sensitive Schools is now open for registration

Attachment & Trauma Network

Creating Trauma-Sensitive Schools is now open for registration. It’s the largest gathering of trauma-informed educators in the world and will be held both...

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January 04, 2022Trauma & Mental Health

Opportunity for Schools to Partner with Trauma-Informed Design Society on Grant-Funded Project

Now Seeking Schools to Partner with Trauma-informed Design Society on Grant-Funded Project! Learn more about the opportunity here.

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December 19, 2021Uncategorized

Register for the School Mental Health Virtual Learning Series

National Center for School Mental Health

Join the Danya Institute and the Mental Health Technology Transfer Center network for their School Mental Health Virtual Learning Series which runs from...

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October 11, 2021Adultification Bias

‘Reclaiming Girlhood’: Hattiesburg teen opens doors with win at national spoken-word event

Lici Beveridge

Now a junior, Green said she wrote “Reclaiming Girlhood” to draw attention to the “adultification” of Black girls — the treatment of young...

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October 11, 2021Restorative Justice Practices

In R. Kelly verdict, Black women see long-overdue justice

Deepti Hajela

For years, decades even, allegations swirled that R&B superstar R. Kelly was abusing young women and girls, with seeming impunity. They were mostly...

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October 07, 2021Restorative Justice Practices

Un hito racial para el MeToo: las activistas negras que acabaron con décadas de impunidad de la estrella del ‘soul’ R. Kelly

Iker Seisdedos

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August 10, 2021Schools & Pushout

School Police Reform: A Public Health Imperative

Thalia González

Article by Thalia González published in the SMU Law Review Forum.

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June 16, 2021Schools & Pushout

Race, School Policing, and Public Health

Thalia González

Report by Thalia González published in Stanford Law Review

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May 11, 2021Adultification Bias

Segment aired on WPFW FM (DC) on the adultification of Black girls, May 2021

Segment aired on WPFW FM (DC) on the adultification of Black girls, May 2021

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April 26, 2021Uncategorized

How The Adultification Bias Contributes To Black Trauma

Janice Gassam Asare

“Examining patterns of police treatment towards Black youth highlights a prominent issue: the adultification bias, which is the phenomenon where adults perceive Black...

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April 26, 2021Adultification Bias

‘It’s More Than Just Tragic’: Ma’Khia Bryant and the Burden of Black Girlhood

Alisha Haridasani Gupta

“Because of layers of gendered racism, adults tend to view Black girls as more threatening, more aggressive, more mature and less innocent than...

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April 08, 2021Restorative Justice Practices

New Journal Publication: The State of Restorative Justice in American Criminal Law

Thalia González

“The State of Restorative Justice in American Criminal Law,” recently published by Senior Scholar Thalia González, analyzes restorative justice infrastructure across the country. ...

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March 03, 2021Schools & Pushout

Black Herstory Month with Michelle Love-Day and Cierra Kaler-Jones

Did you miss our webinar on Black Herstory Month with Michelle Love-Day and Cierra Kaler-Jones? Check out the recording of this informative, inspiring...

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