Author Archives: Noelle Swan

Chronic National Shortage of Child and Adolescent Psychiatrists Takes Heaviest Toll on Low Income Families

“I don’t know exactly what happened to drive that young man in Aurora to shoot those people, but I do know that many people like him suffer while undiagnosed and untreated,” said Jess Shatkin, an associate professor of child and adolescent psychiatry at New York University. July 20 marks one year since James Eagan Holmes

Where Waste Meets Want

The first time Ashley Stanley walked into the back room of her local grocery store in search of discarded food, she found towers of eggplants, tomatoes, and potatoes rising up around her. The produce was not spoiled or rotten; it simply no longer fit on the display shelves and had been moved off the floor

Earth's Evangelist: Bill McKibben

“Poor people are not something that we talk about too much or pay much attention to in our world,” Bill McKibben said, sipping a glass of sparkling water to nurse a throat hoarse from a weekend of meetings and rallies. McKibben knows something about poverty. In the early 1980s he helped to start a 15-bed

Young Adult Unemployment Rate at 12.7 Percent in August

GENERATION OPPORTUNITY New Poll Shows Millennials Continue to Alter Daily Life and Future Plans Due to High Unemployment and Poor Economy Generation Opportunity encourages young Americans to call the White House and demand an end to policies that limit opportunities forcing delayed dreams and plans for the future through no fault of their own Washington,

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