Programs that keep troubled girls from entering juvenile detention residences are lowering recidivism rates as well as costs. An advocate points to increased homelessness and poverty, saying they result in more runaways. The first in a three-part series.
Attorney Angeli R. Rasbury “leaned in” to graduate from law school, pass the bar (on her first attempt) and beat a fail-out statistic haunting African American peers. But some of the Facebook COO’s take-charge advice is strictly Silicon Valley.
Lawyer Angeli Rasbury pleads her case for why viewers should question the love choices of the TV show’s lead character, Olivia Pope, and the negative messages they reinforce about relationships and sexuality when it comes to race.
Women and children are driving up a homeless population that can’t afford to pay New York City’s high rents. One woman’s effort to leave a city shelter after almost three years shows the financial tightrope she must walk.
When a young mother fears she might lose her child to public authorities a transitional housing program can be a lifeline. Researchers say many young women also need developmental support and help staying in their own communities.
Women who suffer drug addictions often experience other disorders, such as mental illness or childhood trauma. Few treatment programs address all their needs, but a holistic drug-court program in California shows how it can be done.
As the country’s dance capital, New York attracts droves of choreographers. But the footwork for developing, promoting and funding their work often seems easier for the guys, which is why Project Next Generation and Sugar Salon have stepped in.
Whatever Don Imus does next he can add unintentional media advocacy to his resume. The slurring incident sparked the formation of a media commentator coalition, a study of minority women in TV news and a congressional hearing later this month.