Education / Events

It Happened Here Screening Conducted at New College of Florida for UnidosNow

                I was recently asked by Luz Corcuera, the Executive Director of UnidosNow, to come speak to her Future Leaders high school members who were doing a special day-long program at New College of Florida. UnidosNow was formed to represent the integration needs of the region’s fastest-growing and most under-represented … Continue reading

Education / Girl Power

Today is 50/50 Day! Watch This Amazing Video About Equality!

Today, May 10th, is the first annual 50/50 Day, with thousands of organizations, companies, schools, museums, libraries and homes — anywhere people already gather — in a global conversation about what it will take to get to a more gender-balanced world in all sectors of society: business, politics, culture, home, and more. There is a video … Continue reading

Education / Safety / SSAIS

Hidden Horror of K-12 School Sex Assaults Revealed by AP

Relying on state education records, supplemented by federal crime data, a yearlong investigation by The Associated Press uncovered roughly 17,000 official reports of sex assaults by students over a four-year period, from fall 2011 to spring 2015. Though that figure represents the most complete tally yet of sexual assaults among the nation’s 50 million K-12 … Continue reading

Education / Girl Power

National Women’s Law Center Releases Shocking Report on the Treatment of Girls in Our Schools

Today, the National Women’s Law Center (NWLC) released Let Her Learn: Stopping School Pushout, a new set of reports on the intersecting barriers that threaten girls’ educational success. This past year, the NWLC surveyed over 1,000 girls ages 14-18 and based on their feedback, gathered new data on the experiences of: Girls who have suffered harassment and sexual … Continue reading