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How One Tweet Can End Child Hunger

Nearly one in five children in America lives in households that struggle to put food on the table. They may look no different than other children; child hunger in America is often invisible. They are hurting, just the same. And mostShow More Summary

The Invisible Achievement Gap: Students in Foster Care

Across the country it’s back to school time. I hope it is a year full of promise and not disappointment and added stress for all children—especially those most vulnerable. I also hope this school year begins with a renewed commitment by all teachers and school administrators to help every child succeed. Show More Summary

The Invisible Achievement Gap: Students in Foster Care

Across the country it’s back to school time. I hope it is a year full of promise and not disappointment and added stress for all children—especially those most vulnerable. I also hope this school year begins with a renewed commitment by all teachers and school administrators to help every child succeed. Show More Summary

"Who's Looking for Me?": God's and America's Invisible Children

Not long ago Reverend Romal Tune was the child in “Who’s Looking for Me,” his spoken word piece shared below—the hungry boy begging strangers for money and watching them cross the street to avoid him; the teenager planning his funeral...Show More Summary

Hey, White College Kids: Can the Ferguson Police Get Some of That Kony 2012 Outrage?

Remember #Kony2012? Of course you do. The social media campaign by Invisible Children against the war criminal leader of Uganda’s Lord’s Resistance Army is impossible to forget because of the way so many Americans—including many white Americans—came together and amplified the cause in the name of justice and human rights.

How Ronald Reagan turned America into a nation of children

If you only manage to read one big book of political history this year, make it Rick Perlstein's The Invisible Bridge: The Fall of Nixon and the Rise of Reagan. The third in a series of phonebook-sized tomes tracing the ascendency of...Show More Summary

Surveillance Video Shows Children Shocked in Swimming Pool

4 months agoNews : ABC Headlines Blog

A surveillance video from a condominium complex in Florida shows an invisible, potentially deadly danger lurking in swimming pools. The video, shot on April 27 at the Palms West Condominiums in Hialeah, Fla., shows three children shocked while swimming in the condo community’s pool. One...

Take Action: Warn Congress about Vaccine Industry Propaganda Film Invisible Threat

Managing Editor's Note: "demonize the enemy" is a war tactic. Time Magazine recently compared unvaccinated children to loaded guns. Use this easy ACTION ALERT to contact your Congressperson. With any luck, they will be in the office and not at...

The Invisible Ceiling for the American Working Poor

My life, since age 10, has been in a poor family. My mother was a high school dropout when my parents divorced. She had a realty license, but with two young children coming home after school to an empty house, she was unable to hold a job that couldn't guarantee her evenings off. Show More Summary

Women in Business: Q&A with Marissa Sackler, Founder and President of Beespace

Marissa's lifelong passion for nonprofits led to the formation of Beespace. She is a founding sponsor and activist for charity:water and serves on the Board of Directors for Invisible Children, Dia Art Foundation and the Mortimer D. Sackler Foundation. Show More Summary

Fukushima children face invisible enemy

Fear of radiation has kept kids indoors for much of their short lives.

Japan Tells Children To ‘Avoid Touching The Outside Air’

The fallout from the Fukushima nuclear disaster continues. Radiation rates are only “slightly higher than normal,” and yet children are told to “avoid touching the outside air.” Reuters highlights the “invisible enemy” being fought. Some of the smallest children in Koriyama, a short drive from the crippled Fukushima nuclear plant, barely know what it’s like […]

Talking to Heather Doney and Rachel Coleman About Child Abuse, the Quiverfull Movement and Homeschooling Policy Reform

6 months agoOdd : The Hairpin

by Rachel Lazerus Heather Doney and Rachel Coleman are co-founders of Homeschooling’s Invisible Children, a site that documents abuse under the cover of homeschooling. Recently, they launched a new organization, the Coalition for Responsible...Show More Summary

Little girl's adorable note outlines what she would do to her brother if she could be invisible.

7 months agoOdd : Happy Place

Remember: siblings are the greatest gift parents can give their children. Redditor Mike Bianchini remembers getting along with his twin sister as a kid, but apparently she had her moments of ruthlessness. Or at least, imagined ruthlessness. Show More Summary

How I'm Using Rock-Climbing to Save Youth in Gangs

Thanks to Hollywood and Invisible Children’s viral KONY2012 campaign, most Americans associate child soldiers with African dictatorships or Middle Eastern terrorists. But the reality is the problem is much closer to home. Head to Mexico...Show More Summary

Invisibility is Not What I am Fighting For

by Shaker masculine_lady, who shares her home and life with her wife, three children, and a badass cat named Eartha Kitty.[Content Note: Invisbilizing queer folks.]This past Sunday, I saw this book in my church bookstore: I don't really have a lot of info on the content; it's the title "myth" that I am so grumpy about. Show More Summary

Local Police Confirm This House Is Haunted By Demons

8 months agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Gawker

A police captain in Gary, Indiana, says he believes a family's claims of supernatural terror in a rental house they've since fled. Levitating children, swarms of flies in wintertime, mysterious footprints, invisible friends, anotherShow More Summary

Are gifted children getting lost in the shuffle?

Gifted children are likely to be the next generation's innovators and leaders—and yet, the exceptionally smart are often invisible in the classroom, lacking the curricula, teacher input and external motivation to reach full potential. This conclusion comes as the result of the largest scientific study of the profoundly gifted to date, a 30-year study.

Addressing Trauma's Impact on Learning Should Be Central to the Way Schools Are Run

The New York Times empathetically and articulately chronicles the travails of homeless children in its recent series "Invisible Child." Young Dasani, the centerpiece of the series, is just one of many more children than we ever imagined who are exposed to highly adverse experiences every day. Show More Summary

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