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N4P: United Kingdom Child Sex Abuse People’s Tribunal


The United Kingdom Child Sex Abuse People’s Tribunal (UKCSAPT) is an initiative that is led by survivors of child sexual abuse and their supporters, who seek to eradicate the problem of institutional child sexual abuse in the United Kingdom. Regina Paulose, Chair of the Steering Committee for the UKCSAPT, discusses the gravity of the situation, [...]

N4P: Educate Tomorrow


75% of the children in foster care are behind at least one grade level. They are also twice as likely as their peers to drop out before completing their education. Joining Shelly is Noah Youngstrom from Educate Tomorrow. This non-profit organization was founded to facilitate the educational advancement of disadvantaged youth—advocating for foster youth’s independence [...]

N4P: Lauren’s Kids


Founder and CEO of Lauren’s Kids, Lauren Book, talks about the annual Walk—Walk In My Shoes. Every year for the past 6 years, thousands of people including survivors have shown their support for Lauren’s mission to end child sexual abuse. N4P: Lauren’s Kids by Wvumnews on Mixcloud

Counterpoint March 6th

Hilllary Clinton Speaks at Emily's List Conference

  (Image credit: TIME) This week, we talked about Netanyahu’s speech to Congress and about Israeli relations in general and even a bit of Middle East politics. Then we moved to talking about the Clinton email scandal, and even though we invited Mrs. Clinton onto the show (she was on-campus for Clinton Global University), we [...]

Counterpoint February 27th


(Image credit: NBC News) This week, we talked about the looming DHS shutdown and the immigration reform debate associated with it. We then moved to talking about Oklahoma’s recent ban on AP U.S. History. We finished with a debate on D.C.’s legalization (or grey-area therein) of marijuana. Throughout the show, we asked about the gold-and-white [...]

N4P: Project DoVE


The Miami-Dade Police Department, Special Victims Bureau/Domestic Crimes Section established Project DoVE (Domestic Violence Education) in 2006. Project DoVE conducts community awareness events throughout Dade County mainly in areas that have been identified as highly concentrated domestic violence incidents locations. A Domestic Crimes Section Team comprised of a detective and a Victim Services Coordinator, provide [...]

N4P: Our Miami Report


Our Miami Report summarizes the findings of an intensive research project focused on Miami’s complex issues. By identifying areas in need of further development, Our Miami Report creates common goals for community improvement. The Report identified eight key quality of life issues affecting Miamians: transportation, housing, arts and culture, health and safety, civic engagement, economy, [...]

Where are the patients? The role of Community Psychology in engaging patients in their own lives

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This week on RadioActive Dr. Lenny Jason, a professor of Psychology at DePaul University in Chicago, joined us on air to talk Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and patient engagement. Lenny, engaged us in a dialogue around the recent decision for a name change for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS)  to “Systemic Exertion Intolerance Disease”, as well as the [...]