Human Trafficking is happening in our own backyard, and that knowledge should make anyone with a conscience “outraged,” said Kevin Malone, the president and co-founder of the U.S. Institute Against Human Trafficking, whose organization runs the nation's sole accredited safe house for trafficked boys.
Medical experts across the country say the mental health of children deteriorated during the pandemic — with a large number of children taking up beds in emergency rooms due to a shortage of placements, providers and resources to combat the crisis.
“It is easier to build strong children than to heal broken men,” Frederick Douglass once said. Douglass spoke of a generation living in the 1800s, but the same seems to ring true today. Oprah, Christian radio, media outlets, and more all appear to have something to say about childhood trauma. Although the idea is sadly nothing new.
K-12 schools serve the Frozen generation, children and adolescents who have grown up with “Let It Go” as their anthem. Perhaps it is not surprising that Social-Emotional Learning has become a hot topic in education in order to support students who have spent their youth singing lyrics like, “let it go, let it go, can’t hold it back anymore.”