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Can the Powerful Pull of Role-Playing Games Be Used to Help People With Autism, Like My Daughter?

Cindy Godwin, 2015-2016 Public Voices Fellows. This piece was first published in The Influence, "If you were among the 10 million people who tuned in to watch the Season Six premiere of Game of Thrones a couple of months back…
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We need an ACT-UP for gun control

Judith McDaniel, 2015-2016 Public Voices Fellows. This piece was first published in Medium, "Walking the dog this morning — the day after the slaughter in an Orlando gay nightclub — we met our neighbor who said — “The LGBT community..."
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Energy independence: it’s our choice

Martha Winters Gilliland, Ph.D., 2015-2016 Public Voices Fellow.  This piece was first published in The Hill, "Automobile fuel economy standards are under review right now.   Pressure to lower them will grow with some arguing that consumers..."
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The Case for an International Environmental Court

Martha Winters Gilliland and Judith McDaniel, 2015-2106 Public Voices Fellows. This piece was first published in The World Post, "World leaders have begun to ratify the Paris agreement and it is a good thing. India..."
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Military Spouses and Kids Bear the Burden of Service

Kristine A. Huskey, 2015-2016 Public Voices Fellow.  This piece was first published in Time,  "A proposed bill (HR 3016) would cut in half certain education benefits to military families granted under the post-9/11 GI bill. This is a slap..."
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Guest Opinion: Want to make America great again? Let’s try empathy

Krista Millay, 2015-2016 Public Voices Fellow and Spencer Gorin. This piece was first published in the Arizona Daily Star, "When Donald Trump visited Tucson, the angry photos of the rally made us hurt. But when we look…
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Parent Like A Polar Bear

Stephanie Sklar, 2015-2016 Public Voices Fellow. This piece was first published in Medium, "This past weekend I celebrated Mother’s Day with my children. It wasn’t Mother’s Day, but my adult children have busy lives and live thousands…
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“Water Is Our Life”: How a Mining Disaster Affected the Navajo Nation

Paloma Beamer, 2015-2016 Public Voices Fellow, Karletta Chief, Nathan Borrero and Benjamin Rivera. This piece was first published in Truthout, "In the midst of the ongoing water crisis in Flint, Michigan, it is not surprising that…
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The Supreme Court Is at Stake: Why the Presidential Election Matters

Judith McDaniel, 2015-2016 Public Voices Fellow. This piece was first published in Truthout, "It is no secret that the makeup of the US Supreme Court will be a major issue as the fall election campaigns unfold…
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Our Ordinary Lives Raising Children With Extraordinary Needs — Two Mothers Reflect

Carrie Brennan, 2015-2016 Public Voices Fellow and Michelle H Marks. This piece was first published in The Huffington Post, "Parenting pulls us into the widest range of human emotion and experience: joy, exhaustion, love, frustration, miracles…
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