New York Times
How One Teen Newspaper Became the Voice of New York City Youth
In the spring of 1980, a group of 30 students showed up at high schools across New York City carrying a just-launched newspaper, 150 copies each. The new outlet’s focus was radical for its time — race relations, environmental issues, education quality, gay rights and more.
New York’s Top Child Welfare Senator Previews Next Legislative Session
The New York State legislature passed a raft of historic child welfare bills this year. All of them aimed to strengthen birth family ties: one bill would open access to original birth certificates for adoptees; another increases the standard of evidence in child neglect cases, and decreases the consequences of such investigations for parents; four other bills boost support for relatives and family friends who care for someone else’s child.
New York Times To Host Facebook Conversation Tonight on Transracial Adoption
The New York Times is soliciting input on the experience of transracial adoptees and their families, and will host a Facebook Live discussion tonight about it. From the Twitter account of Times contributor Rachel Swarns: What are the experiences of families that adopt across racial and ethnic lines?