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Should parents shield their children from the plethora of day to day violence?

Below are excerpts from Frida Barrigan’s piece “Should We Shield our Kids from a Violent World?” For the full article: http://wagingnonviolence.org/feature/should-children-remain-blissfully-unaware-of-the-violent-world-around-them/   ———————————————————————– “Since she entered kindergarten last fall, our violent and unpredictable world has pressed in close. In December, … Continue reading

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Oakland high schools utilize restorative justice ideas in an effort to address Oakland’s high rates of violence. Eric Butler, whose sister was killed by her Boyfriend, is excerpted below: Mr. Butler, who grew up in a vast segregated housing project … Continue reading

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An apology goes a long way

Often those with political clout seem to display a sense of aversion towards public apologies, however examples like this show apologies can be and often are remarkably effective. http://www.nbcnews.com/video/nbc-news/51026118#51026118 http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/worldviews/wp/2013/03/22/yes-netanyahus-apology-to-turkey-is-a-very-big-deal/

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