In yesterday’s meeting, after being inspired by a book about the story of three men who grew up in the inner-city and made a pact to support one another get through med school, The Know youth wrote mission statements for their lives: Gracie, 16 To inspire and lead my younger siblings on the right path to success; To show them not… View Post
The topic of last week’s Open Workshop was, you guessed it, sex! Sex ed! Myths about sex! Youth views on sex! So after a lengthy discussion on the topic, participants wrote in response to the following question: If you could write a letter to the teacher who will be teaching your little brother/sister about Sex Education/Sociology for Living, what would… View Post
Right now, I’ve only got about $1.12 in my wallet. I don’t really like money. I never really have. But no matter how hard I try to avoid it, it always comes back to slap me in the face. It always shouts out “You need me. You want me. You can’t do a damn thing without me.”
We’re all hearing the tragic news about the student who attacked an on-campus police officer at Roosevelt High School with a baseball bat. The officer fell to the ground and then shot the student, who died at the site. It is sad on both sides, the family who lost a son, and the police officer who tried to protect himself. The kNOw youth team also had many thoughts as they tried to process and understand the incident for themselves, fully aware that such occurrences could happen anywhere, even in their own schools.
I know that’s a little difficult to process for you
But this is how I was made I want to be true
In all my ways