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- Gun Violence Awareness Day and Wear Orange Weekend
- Pride Month and Graduation Season
- Why We Need to Keep Every Soul Safe, Alive and Thriving
Gun Violence Awareness Day and Wear Orange Weekend-
Wear Orange June 3-5
In the wake of multiple tragedies, the fight to end gun violence has never been more urgent.
During National Gun Violence Awareness Day and Wear Orange Weekend, we join together to demand a future free from gun violence once and for all.
An Elementary Schooler Told This Child Psychologist Not To Worry About School Shootings, And The Reason Why Is Gut-Wrenching
“I just got done with a session with an elementary schooler who asked me if when I saw the news yesterday, I was sad like her mommy or if I was scared.”
How to Talk to Children About Violence
Reassure children that they are safe
Make time to talk
Keep your explanations developmentally appropriate
Review safety procedures
Observe children’s emotional state
Limit television viewing of these events
Maintain a normal routine
Pope Francis and a cardinal say it’s time for the U.S. to act on guns
“It is time to say enough to the indiscriminate trafficking of arms,” Pope Francis said on Wednesday, as he sent condolences to families in Uvalde, Texas.
‘The Onion’ has republished a grim headline about mass shootings 21 times since 2014
The satirical news site publishes modified versions of the article after major mass shootings, always with the same headline: “No Way To Prevent This,’ Says Only Nation Where This Regularly Happens.”
An ER Doctor’s ‘Third Way’ Approach to the Gun Crisis
Why violence demands not just policy solutions, but public-health ones
Australia confiscated 650,000 guns. Murders and suicides plummeted.
It was one of the world’s largest mandatory gun buybacks — and it was a smashing success.
San Diego students walk out of class to protest gun violence after Texas school shooting
In the wake of the Robb Elementary School shooting in Uvalde, Texas, thousands of students from San Diego County and across the country walked out of their classrooms in protest of gun violence.
Comfort dogs have been deployed to Uvalde, Texas, from near and far
At least five organizations in and beyond the state have sent dogs to Uvalde, where they are visiting hospitals, churches and schools. Many have responded to other mass shootings across the country.
Pride Month and Graduation Season-
A Florida class president couldn’t discuss being gay in high school graduation speech — so he talked about his curly hair
The class president at a Florida high school says he wasn’t allowed to share his experience as a gay student in his graduation speech or how the state’s so-called “Don’t Say Gay” law will affect students like him, so he talked about something else that makes him a little different from his classmates — his curly hair.
3 books all recent college graduates should read, according to a career expert
There’s no manual for what to do after leaving school, but books can provide practical advice and inspiration on how to succeed in this next chapter.
Why we need to keep every soul safe, alive and thriving-
5-year-old Italian piano prodigy plays astonishing Mozart for competition audience
The young pianist impressed the competition judges with instinctive talent, well beyond his years…
Here is to the prodigy in you!
Please pay it forward with purpose.
Nothing we do, however virtuous, can be accomplished alone; therefore, we are saved by love.
No virtuous act is quite as virtuous from the standpoint of our friend or foe as it is from our standpoint.
Therefore, we must be saved by the final form of love, which is forgiveness.”
— Reinhold Niebuhr