Sunday, 21 September 2014

Refugee Kids Put Past Behind for Graduation

Refugee Kids Put Past Behind for Graduation

Kids from refugee and asylum-seeking families recently graduated from the Refugee Youth Summer Academy, a program that immerses the children in an American educational experience, ...

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Community Bookstore Back ‘Up’

Community Bookstore Back ‘Up’

Independent bookstore Word Up has signed a new lease on life in Washington Heights, reports Manhattan Times. The bookstore and community space has struggled to fill the dearth of ...

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Parental Deportations Leave Thousands of American Children in Limbo

Parental Deportations Leave Thousands of American Children in Limbo

The federal government issued 204,810 deportation orders to undocumented parents with U.S. citizen kids between July 2010 and September 2012, reports Colorlines.com. ...

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How to Turn Your Kids into Gourmets

How to Turn Your Kids into Gourmets

Should American Parents take inspiration from France for education? That’s what Karen Le Billon thinks after living one year in France and teaching her daughters new eating habits ...

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Figures in Orthodox Sex Abuse Controversy Speak Out

Figures in Orthodox Sex Abuse Controversy Speak Out

The child sex abuse scandal that has rocked Brooklyn's Orthodox Jewish community has once again grabbed headlines in the Jewish press, which ran interviews with a rabbi whose orga ...

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Voices in Focus: FDNY Exam Draws Record Number of Minorities, Women

Voices in Focus: FDNY Exam Draws Record Number of Minorities, Women

New details in the ongoing story of sex abuse in Brooklyn's ultra-Orthodox Jewish communities; a record number of aspiring women and minority firefighters; a dogged principal take ...

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Newspaper Presses For Names of Orthodox Sex Abuse Suspects

Newspaper Presses For Names of Orthodox Sex Abuse Suspects

The Jewish Daily Forward continues its call for the release of the names of Orthodox Jews charged in sex abuse cases. Brooklyn prosecutors have refused to release the names of Has ...

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Chinese Community Urged to Learn About Child Abuse

Chinese Community Urged to Learn About Child Abuse

In honor of National Child Abuse Prevention Month, World Journal ran an article that urged the Chinese community to educate themselves about child abuse and stay involved in their ...

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Child Abuse Case Tests the Freedom of Information Law

Child Abuse Case Tests the Freedom of Information Law

A decades-long investigation into allegations of child molesting against an Orthodox rabbi has also ignited a battle over New York's Freedom of Information laws that may have ripp ...

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Voices in Focus: Child Sex Abuse Victims Fear Deportation in L.A. Case

Voices in Focus: Child Sex Abuse Victims Fear Deportation in L.A. Case

Lawyers for the families of victims in a growing Los Angeles school sex abuse scandal say that they're afraid to speak to the police for fear of deportation. ...

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Children of the world at Park51

Children of the world at Park51

"NYChildren," an exhibit of photographs of immigrant New Yorkers, is on view at the site of the Islamic community center. ...

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