He had never been to a party, never ditched school, and worries about missing a pop quiz.
In recent years, Alameda country’s incarcerated juvenile population dropped by half. Now, instead of using detention centers that remove kids from their homes, judges are ordering young offenders into the probation system. But the system presents hidden challenges.
Earlier this month when I reached out to a friend and revealed that I believed I was experiencing depression, I yearned and expected my confession to be met with the compulsory “Oh, I’m so sorry” and “Let’s hang out soon okay?” Instead, all I got was “Oh that’s too bad. Hey I have to go now, I’ll talk to you later.”
By: Ronvel Sharper and Brianna Ferrell/Richmond Pulse Editor’s Note: More than 90% of teens ages 13 -17 report going online…
Introduction For many families, the presence of guns in the home is considered pretty normal. According to the Pew Research…
For someone focused on winning, losing can be hard to stomach. In my experience, it is far more fulfilling to enjoy the work, game or swim meet than to constantly compare myself to others.
If you’re like most teens in the Bay Area, you’ve only experienced a handful of earthquakes.
I’m African American and six foot tall. Growing up everyone has told me I would be a professional basketball player. But, I was more concerned with something else — seeming smaller.
As desktop computers give way to portable smartphones, young people are able to access the internet more than ever before. According a study by the Pew Research Center, 94% of teens between the ages of 13 and 17 use the internet every day, and 24% of teens go online “almost constantly.”