For the past few weeks, stories about the separation of children from their parents at our borders have been everywhere. For people of compassion, it’s been brutally difficult to see the images and hear the cries of children going through such terrible experiences. What has been less discussed over the last few weeks is the fact that, in under-resourced communities across our state and nation, children go through experiences that can lead to PTSD and complex trauma on a daily basis.
The way we elect our President today is deeply flawed. And not just because a candidate can win the popular vote and lose the White House, as has happened four times already in U.S. history. Thanks to the way our current system operates, presidential campaigns now divide our country into states that matter and states […]