10 months after Valley teen’s assault, bill targeting social media-driven attacks becomes state law

Jordan's Law (CA AB 1542) will increase penalties for all those involved in social media motivated assaults. Talk with your teens about what assault is and how to avoid becoming criminally liable, even if they thought they were just filming a friend making a joke.

Harvard Study Shows Actual Number of People Killed by U.S. Police

A recent Harvard public health researchers report found that 1,166 people were killed by police in the US in 2015 and is the first report to quanitfy the rampant under-reporting of police-related deaths. Should the public be entitled to more transparent, accurate, comprehensive data that is properly updated and maintained?

Men, you want to treat women better? Here’s a list to start with

Young men, follow these ideas and if you’re not sure how to do one of them, ask a trusted female friend. Read article here.

Guns play an outsized role in deaths from terrorist attacks, especially in the U.S

Although guns are used in less than 10% of terrorist attacks globally, they produce more than 50% of the deaths from terrorist attacks--particularly true for the US.

Teen Bullies And Victims Face Higher Suicide Risk

The American Academy of Pediatrics is recommending that doctors regularly screen all teenagers for suicide risk in light of evidence that nearly 20% of students surveyed by the CDC say they had seriously considered suicide in the past 12 months and data the AAP has clearly establishing the relationship between bullying and suicide for both [...]

Around The World, Girls Are Taught The Same Limiting Lesson

Why do we continue to train girls to be weak and boys to be aggressors on a global scale? Doing so impacts both for a lifetime.

Is your child a cyberbully and if so, what should you do?

Teaching kids not to cyberbully is just as important as teaching them to speak up if they are cyberbullied.

Interview with Jonathan Cristall, founder, “What They Don’t Teach Teens”

Interview with Jonathan Cristall, founder, “What They Don’t Teach Teens”

Pardons Give Second Chances To Ex-Offenders

New York has begun pardoning young adults convicted of non-violent crimes as teenagers through a program that could help up to 10,000 people.  From derailing college plans to preventing employment, criminal convictions can be deeply, permanently damaging.  Read Eduardo's story and then take our quick quiz on Police Searches and Conversations at http://whattheydontteach.info/quizzes/police-interactions/ Read article 

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