Vol 22, No 1 (2013)
Acts of superiority or dehumanization generate conflicts that disrupt our relationships and divide our communities. While race is a biological fiction, racism affects us all, even the most well-intentioned. This issue examines promising initiatives to heal the pain and trauma of racism and celebrate the oneness of humankind.
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Culture and Developmentback to top
A Conversation on Inequality With Students of Color
Youth from diverse racial backgrounds describe the challenges they face in aspiring to excellence in underperforming schools. This research enlisted youth in identifying and addressing inequalities in their schools.
Commitment to Racial Equity
The Healing America initiative is the most far-reaching effort of the W.K. Kellogg Foundation to enable vulnerable children, families, and communities to eliminate the destructive system of racism.
Our Pathway Toward Healing Racism
Participants in Healing Racism Institutes are transforming relationships and creating an
organizational culture that embraces and celebrates the oneness of humankind.
The Children of Kalihi
On the edge of urban Honolulu, Kalihi is home to diverse cultural groups struggling to cope with poverty and colonization. This is the story of their journey to reclaim their rich cultural roots in a world that often sees them as troublesome statistics.
Making a Difference: A Simple Recipe
Students learn about the history of the civil rights movement and are empowered to create positive change in their communities.
Developmental Auditback to top
Fernando's Long Journey Home
This is a remarkable saga of resilience of a boy born in Mexico who struggles to survive, support his sister, teach himself English, and be reunited with his mother in the United States. But new challenges await in his chosen country.
From the Editorback to top
Deep Brain Learning: Healing the Heart
While there is no biological basis to the notion of “race,” this social idea has pervasive impact in society. This article explores the effect of racism on brain and behavior, as well as positive principles to reclaim the oneness of humankind.
Life Space Crisis Interventionback to top
Problems as Opportunity: Meeting Growth Needs
Children have innate brain programs for building personal strengths and social bonds, but conflict and trauma can jeopardize their growth potentials. Life Space Crisis Intervention provides specific tools to turn problems into potentials.
Spotlight on Excellenceback to top
National CARES Mentoring Movement
Harsh and cruel experiences have led many of our young to believe that they are alone in the world and that no one cares. The National CARES Mentoring Movement, founded by Susan L. Taylor, dispels that notion, providing young people with role models who help shape their positive development.
Treatment and Familyback to top
The Five Shifts: Ensuring an Environment for Healing
Five habits of mind in the Glasswing Healing Racism process are designed to foster personal transformation, interpersonal understanding, and racial equity.
Healing the Hidden Wounds of Racial Trauma
A disproportionate number of children and youth of color fail in school and become trapped in the pipelines of treatment, social service, and justice systems. This article
examines racial trauma and highlights strategies for healing and transformation.
Voices of Youthback to top
From Racism to Hope
A teen shares her experience participating in Healing of Racism training.