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The U.S. Government Releases Landmark Investigation Into the Brutal Legacy of Indian Boarding Schools

5/11/2022

The U.S. Government Releases Landmark Investigation Into the Brutal Legacy of Indian Boarding Schools

The Department of Interior released a 102-page report on the devastation and cruelty imposed on Indigenous communities through Indian boarding schools.

Because of My Circumstances I Have Succeeded

3/29/2022

Because of My Circumstances, I Have Succeeded

Because my mother was abusive after learning I had a girlfriend, I was placed with a supportive foster family and can be true to myself, writes Mariah Salevao.

Advocates Address ‘Sugar’ Dating, a New Way to Lure Young People into Sex Trafficking

3/22/2022

Advocates Address ‘Sugar’ Dating, a New Way to Lure Young People into Sex Trafficking

Youth Voice writer Nelly Braxton gathered statements from professionals and a survivor of sex trafficking to illuminate how sugar dating can lead to trafficking.

How Coping Skills Can Help to Manage PTSD

2/1/2022

How Coping Skills Can Help to Manage Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

I didn’t realize the impact that post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) had on my daily life, writes Ryn Alicia.

U.S. Boarding Schools for Native Americans

12/22/2021

Haaland’s Bold Initiative to Revisit the Tortuous Past of U.S. Boarding Schools for Native Americans, and Alumni Reflections

In June, Interior Department Secretary Deb Haaland ordered a long-overdue investigation into the thousands of Indigenous children the U.S. government sent to boarding schools over the course of a century.

8/23/2021

Child Welfare Ideas from the Experts

The Imprint is highlighting each of the policy recommendations made this summer by the participants of the Foster Youth Internship Program, a group of 11 former foster youths who have completed congressional internships.

U.S. Boarding Schools for Native Americans

7/26/2021

Government to Study Traumatic Legacy of American Indian Boarding Schools

Interior Secretary Deb Haaland has ordered a landmark probe into the harmful, traumatic legacy of American Indian boarding schools.

7/25/2021

What Happened to You? Talking Child and Family Trauma with Bruce Perry

This week, The Imprint Weekly Podcast presents our in-depth interview with Dr. Bruce Perry, recent co-author of the bestseller “What Happened to You” with Oprah Winfrey. Perry has spent years building the knowledge base around understanding and addressing the impact of child trauma on kids and adults. 

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Lynsey Romero struggled with her mental health due to trauma and the pandemic.

6/28/2021

Washington Youth Struggle with Mental Health as State is Stretched to Serve Them

Poor mental health is a crisis in Washington, especially among young people. In February, Gov. Jay Inslee issued an emergency proclamation to address the issue.