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The mental health field is overwhelmingly White. This group for Black Baltimore teens hopes to change that

By Angela Roberts, Baltimore Sun Although mental health is an important thing for people to look after, there are still a lot of barriers for marginalized populations in obtaining professional help.  This article showcases the experiences of youth in Healing Youth Alliance (a new mental health advocacy organization that aims to help Black youth better […]

NPR: Mentoring offers ex-offender chance to give back to his community

By Carrie Johnson and Marisa Penaloza David Padilla spent nearly 20 years turning himself into a model inmate in federal prison. So when Padilla got called to the warden’s office last December, he said, the first thought on his mind was, “Did I do anything wrong?” Padilla’s leg started shaking. Then, he got the news […]