How to approach bullying

By Antonio Gonzales When I think of abuse, the word “bullying” generally appears towards the bottom of the list.  However, bullying has seeped into our society and culture like a plague…a plague that is now being fed by social media and getting deadlier every day. During a recent workshop with 25 teenage girls living in the […]

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NYC FILM SHOWING: Not My Life, Wednesday, 9/17, 6-9pm

http://vimeo.com/78652428 To our NYC Community: This Wednesday (9/17), starting at 6pm, you can catch Not My Life (USA), a film about the dehumanizing effect of human trafficking and modern day slavery in the U.S.  The film will be featured as part of the Migrant Center’s first Indie and Foreign Film Festival, running from Sept. 16-19.   Location: […]

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Title IX Basics

Under Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972: “No person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any education program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance.” 20 U.S.C. § 1681 In other words, all U.S. colleges […]

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Clery Act Basics

Repost from Know Your IX: http://knowyourix.org/clery-act/the-clery-act-in-detail/ What Is the Clery Act? The Clery Act was named after Jeanne Clery (see picture above), who was raped and murdered in her dorm room by a fellow student on April 5, 1986. Her parents championed the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act (Clery Act) in […]

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Making College Campuses SAFER

By Marianelli Agbulos With the increasing number of colleges being added to the United States’ watch list for violating Title IX regulations and facing lawsuits from students, higher education institutions are facing wavering levels of trust from parents and students.  After all, as Senator Kristen Gillibrand states, “the price of a college education should not […]

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