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Survivors who disclose need empathy, not judgment

Edna Meza Aguirre, 2014-2015 Fellow and Monica J. Casper. This piece first appeared in the Arizona Daily Star. "#MeToo is the latest example of hashtag activism. Following Weinstein-gate, social media exploded ..."
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Children’s Language Learning in Five Words

Cecile McKee, 2014-2015 Fellow. This piece was first published in Planet Word. "Language is a complex system that children learn early. Within hours of birth, bilingual babies prefer rhythms in their parents’ languages. Babies start babbling…
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Visit a Children’s Museum!

Cecile McKee, 2014-2015 Fellow. This piece was first published in The Huffington Post. "ummer is in sight. This matters to families following a traditional school calendar because children who take an educational break over the summer…
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My international students are often unprepared for college. I want them anyway.

Adele Barker, 2014-2015 Public Voices Fellow. This piece was first published in the Washington Post, "I was packing up 37 years’ worth of books and materials the other day when I found two packets of beautifully embossed…
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Permission Slip Abortion Bill Is Devious Strategy

Edna Meza Aguirre-2014-2015 Fellow. This piece was first published in Women's eNews. "U.S. abortion rights are under mass attack in increasingly devious ways. Consider examples right now ..."
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Boundary breakers: Tucson bookstore, Hungarian sneaker lady

Adele Barker-2014-2015 Fellow. This piece was first published in The Arizona Daily Star. "Saturday I walked out of Bookmans with a bag of books the store had donated to me. Soon, 50 young women I will…
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Are Chinese Students Driving Educational Imperialism?

Adele Barker-2014-2015 Fellow. This piece was first published by Inside Higher Ed. "A lot has been written recently about the problem of cheating among Chinese students studying here in America. Recently, The New York Times reported…
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Finding Sacagawea in El Salvador

Anna Ochoa O'Leary-2014-2105 Fellow. This piece was first published in Speak Out. "Does anybody remember the Sacagawea dollar coin first minted in 2000?Sacagawea was a Native American (Shoshone) who in 1804 made history by guiding the…
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Racism Is Not Isolated

Kate Kenski-2014-2015 Fellow. This piece was first published in The Huffington Post. "The year has been filled with news stories about racist e-mails sent by Ferguson, Missouri police department officials and officers, University of Oklahoma fraternity…
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Flying Blind: The mistakes I made with disabled colleagues

Laura Penny-2014-2015 Fellow. This piece was first published by The Huffington Post. "Six months ago I took a new job as interim executive director of an independent living center, which helps people with any kind of…
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