The Sex-Abuse-to-Prison Pipeline: How Girls of Color Are Unjustly Arrested and Incarcerated

By |August 11th, 2015|

In 2014, President Barack Obama announced My Brother’s Keeper, a desperately needed initiative to create educational and economic opportunities for black and brown boys and men. In addition to My Brother’s Keeper, there has been a new and emerging recognition that mass incarceration must come to an end, along with the school-to-prison pipeline that relegates so […]

Child Trafficking and the Case of Tamir Rice

By |July 20th, 2015|

Lately I have been seeing more and more public service announcements focused on addressing domestic trafficking. These ads usually represent young-looking people and are framed with messages about how child prostitution is human trafficking. The focus on children and young people is tied to the definition of trafficking, which identifies under-aged people as victims whether […]

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