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By Christopher Abreu | Apr 17th, 2012

No matter what your opinion may be regarding the topic of illegal immigration in the United States, one thing is true: children are suffering.

By Christopher Abreu | Apr 24th, 2012

The Philadelphia Inquirer published a heartbreaking story today about the death of Khalil Wimes.The article, titled 'How city agencies failed to save 6-year-old Khalil", provides a haunting description of the horrific abuse that Khalil suffered at the hands of  his biological parents, Floyd Wimes and Tina Cuffie.

By Christopher Abreu | May 15th, 2012

Today, The Philadelphia Inquirer reported that last night in Hunting Park  a triple shooting occured, leaving a 19-year-old dead, with a 22-year-old and 16-year-old wounded. 

In the article, members of the community shared their reactions to the incident. These comments are important to point out because we must recognize their frustration and despondency.

By Christopher Abreu | May 16th, 2012

It's common knowledge that if we don't give our youth a safe environment to learn, then the tragedies we fear are bound to happen.

Darnell "Dynasty" Young, a 17-year-old high school student at Arsenal Tech High School in Indianapolis, was expelled from school for bringing a stun gun to protect himself from bullies who would constantly harass him for being gay. Darnell's mother gave him the stun gun because the school refused to intervene, causing him to be the victim of name calling and physical abuse for over three years.

By Rufus Lynch | Jun 15th, 2012

I for one care! I believe the presence of fathers matter, not only to their children, but their families, and communities as well. In that regard, I am committed to formal family formation by men wanting to start families by having children, and the reunification of men who are already fathers but have been estranged from their children and families.

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