Reclaiming Children and Youth - Kenneth T. Ponds http://reclaimingjournal.com/taxonomy/term/1702/0 en The Trauma of Racism: America's Original Sin http://reclaimingjournal.com/issues/trauma-racism-americas-original-sin <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-article-pdf"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-application-pdf" alt="application/pdf icon" src="http://reclaimingjournal.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/application-pdf.png" /><a href="http://reclaimingjournal.com/sites/default/files/journal-article-pdfs/22_2_Ponds.pdf" type="application/pdf; length=342578">22_2_Ponds.pdf</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <p>In a world aspiring to be “color blind,” children of color continue to be traumatized by interpersonal and systemic racism. The author describes a process of racial healing which goes beyond teaching tolerance to transforming lives and relationships.</p> Kenneth T. Ponds Culture and Development racism healing racism Thu, 01 Aug 2013 12:56:02 +0000 chelleson 1430 at http://reclaimingjournal.com Shepherding Spiritually Adrift Youth http://reclaimingjournal.com/issues/shepherding-spiritually-adrift-youth <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-article-pdf"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-application-pdf" alt="application/pdf icon" src="http://reclaimingjournal.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/application-pdf.png" /><a href="http://reclaimingjournal.com/sites/default/files/journal-article-pdfs/05_4_Ponds.pdf" type="application/pdf; length=845659" title="05_4_Ponds.pdf">05_4_Ponds.pdf</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <p>A chaplain in a residential school for troubled students discusses the spiritual needs of youth who are experiencing alienation and a loss of hope. By connecting to a caring community and a power greater than themselves, they learn that their lives have worth even in the face of crisis and loss.</p> Kenneth T. Ponds Archives Mon, 23 May 2011 15:46:03 +0000 555 at http://reclaimingjournal.com