For most of Immokalee’s field hands, blatant wage abuses and physical cruelty have largely vanished from the tomato rows. They hope to use 'fair food' labels to spread those reforms to rest of America's farmland.
A collaboration between Catholic churches and police officers holds promise for British efforts to combat trafficking, and is being adopted in other countries. Part 3 in a series on solutions to freeing victims of labor trafficking around the globe.
The Bremerton School District in Washington State put football coach Joe Kennedy on paid administrative leave after he failed to comply with directives to stop overt public displays of religion on the field.
Factors that led to the president and a chancellor of the University of Missouri resigning may not be duplicated elsewhere. But one thing is clear: Students feel more empowered to push for change at the top.
I'm a reporter on education, politics, and other national news topics; mother of a preschooler and a toddler, which means acting as referee, lots of running in circles, and imaginary play on spaceships; active church member; lover of dance; and onetime poet who keeps thinking someday there'll be time again for poetry.
Climbed a fourteener in Colorado, got even higher in altitude on a visit to Tibet, and on a more earthly note, committed to cloth diapering!
Women's studies and Government, 1989 - 1993
University of Missouri–Columbia
Journalism master's, 1996 - 1998
City Honors High School
1985 - 1989
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