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On SAGE Insight: Parenting in the Shadow of Ferguson: Racial Socialization Practices in Context

From Youth and Society Black parents have long faced the task of explaining the meaning of race to their children and preparing them for racist experiences. Parents may be especially prone to discuss race when they or their children directly … Continue reading

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Staying in school: The efficacy of the McKinney–Vento Act for homeless youth

From Youth & Society The increasing number of homeless youth in the United States presents many social justice concerns, including issues of educational access, stigma, and self-advocacy.  The McKinney–Vento Homeless Assistance Act of 1987 was created with the intent of … Continue reading

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