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By Danielle Sered | Mar 3rd, 2014

A robust and necessary conversation is taking place in New York about raising the age of criminal responsibility from 16 to 18 years old.  New York and North Carolina remain the only two states that still treat 16- and 17-year-olds as adults, despite what we now know about neuroscience and adolescent development.  Those in favor of raising the age often point to adolescents’ limitations when it comes to impulse control, empathy, and consequential thinking in parti

By Cathy M. Weiss | Jun 4th, 2014

Originally posted on the Philanthropy News Digest, May 28, 2014

I was thrilled recently to read about the Foundation Center's new report Building a Beloved Community: Strengthening the Field of Black Male Achievement. The report details the exciting and long overdue work in the area of black male achievement and provides recommendations for strengthening that work.

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