catagator: This teen girl’s response to the DFTBA sexual abuse scandal is out of this world and needs to be watched and thought about and discussed. This is a 16-year-old girl. Her video gave me CHILLS.  It’s a great video. Some might find it tough but it’s a must-see. She – Ann/The Geeky Blonde – …

Tough Teen Writing

Matt de la Peña, wrote a short, beautiful essay for NPR’s Code Switch blog on the hope and perspective reading and writing can give struggling teens and adults from difficult backgrounds like macho working-class or street gangs:  My professor said something I will never forget when I went and talked to her the following week. Even …