Gay and transgender teens find refuge at home created for them: "The Wanda Alston House in Northeast Washington is a transitional housing space for homeless gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender youth between ages 16 and 24. Residents can live in the house, which is run by the nonprofit Transgender Health Empowerment, for up to 18 months while they attend school and get jobs."

Retired NUSL (my alma mater!) Prof. Clare Dalton starts a new career: Life points: "For legal scholar Clare Dalton, a sharp turn from academia to acupuncture was a natural fit"

What School Lunches Look Like In 20 Countries Around The World

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Interesting discussion of Tim Wise and "the white privilege of white anti-racists"

And, a really excellent piece: White Privilege Diary Series #1 - White Feminist Privilege in Organizations: "This diary describes my experiences in the world of white feminist organizations and NGOs, and offers an analysis of the key problems of white privilege and the investment of many white feminist institutions in racist practices."

A single mother in Oregon facing deportation: "Liliana is a Mexican immigrant and mother of three who has spent the last 20 years working in the United States. Recently she was arrested and processed for deportation. She is accused of no crime and has a valid social security number allowing her to work in the U.S. Liliana is currently fighting to stay with her children in Bend, Oregon."

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