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LGBTQ Youth More Likely to Become Homeless, Latest Chapin Hall Report Finds
Juvenile Justice Information Exchange reports on Chapin Hall’s new report revealing that LGBTQ youth are almost twice as likely to be homeless than non-LGBTQ peers, and that black and brown LGBTQ youth face the highest homelessness rates.
Youth of Color Demand Racial Justice in Gun Reform During #NationalSchoolWalkout
Color Lines writes about the youth activists who walked out of class on the 19th anniversary of the Columbine shooting to demand gun violence reform that places racial justice at the center of the conversation.
DeVos Education Dept. Begins Dismissing Civil Rights Cases in Name of Efficiency
The New York Times’ chronicles the Trump administration’s efforts to limit and dismiss civil rights investigations in schools.
Black Girls are Disciplined More Harshly in School. Dress Codes Play a Big Role.
Vox’s P.R. Lockhart examines a National Women’s Law Center report that found black girls are disproportionately disciplined in schools, and suggests that dress code can lead to both racial and gender bias.