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Our Turn Partnership with Annie E. Casey Foundation's Atlanta Civic Site Ignites Youth Leaders and Expands Its Reach in the South

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New York, N.Y. (Dec. 20, 2021)—Our Turn is excited to announce its formal partnership with the Annie E. Casey Foundation's Atlanta Civic Site to cultivate youth advocates through a new Youth Leadership Council (YLC). Our Turn is working with the YLC to build its organizing structure and amplify its leadership voice through digital and grassroots organizing...

39,000 Denver students attend schools that lack adequate mental health staff, study finds

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At a time when the mental health of students and school staff ranks among the top concerns for Colorado education leaders, about 39,000 Denver students go to public schools where there are not enough nurses, social workers and psychologists to meet their needs.

According to a recent study published by education research and advocacy organization A+ Colorado, only...