A Factor Too Often Ignored: The Influence of Parental Mental Health on Children
Parental mental health affects the likelihood that a family will get involved in the child welfare system, writes Tessie Ottaway-Chung.
Q&A with Sarah Rogers of Washington’s Dove House Advocacy Services
Youth Voice writer Tessie Ottaway-Chung interviewed Sarah Rogers of Dove House Advocacy Services in Washington state.
Housing Insecurity on the Olympic Peninsula
Those who have faced housing insecurity or served the population sound off on what it's like, and what resources are needed to address the issue in Washington.
Funding, Policies for Washington’s Homeless Youth Are Not Sufficient
Young people are our most precious and vulnerable asset, and should be treated accordingly. Washington state should invest more to make that happen and remove barriers for homeless youth.
The Conviction of George Floyd’s Murderer Should not be so Shocking
By Tessie Ottaway-Chung When I was 9 years old, Barack Obama won the 2008 presidential election. I was at my best friend’s house, and our moms were watching the election. They were drinking substantial amounts of wine in anticipation of him losing, despite their highest hopes for him to win.