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By Youth Specialties on March 05 2014

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Inside The Brothels

New York Times reporter, Nicholas Kristof (@NickKristof), has collected seven unforgettable stories in the battle against sex trafficking, collected over two decades of his work in journalism. These stories are what Kristof calls, "a highlight reel of inspiration and heartbreak at once"




How The End of Poverty Comes With The End of Violence

Gary Haugen - International Justice MissionGary Haugen (@garyhaugen) serves as the President and CEO of International Justice Mission. IJM is a human rights agency that secures justice for victims of violent oppression. In this post, Gary shares his perspective on how we can actually end poverty in this world:

"Over the years, I have sat with many poor mothers and fathers as they have shared their stories of surviving genocide, slavery, and abuse. The pain they describe is unfathomable—and I’m tempted to imagine that the people who endure it are somehow different from me. Maybe, somehow, they just don’t feel things like I do..."


Djibouti JonesDon’t Send Your Used Shoes to Africa. Or Maybe Do Send Them.

"You have a pile of used clothes and old running shoes or sandals and purses and hats from last season. What do you do with it? Donate seems like the best answer, right? Is it? Is it the best practice for wealthy, developed nations to send their used items to Africa?"

Find out what some research tells us about us sending our things overseas.


18 Things Highly Creative People Do Differently

"Creativity works in mysterious and often paradoxical ways. Creative thinking is a stable, defining characteristic in some personalities, but it may also change based on situation and context..."

As youth workers - we're either very creative ourselves, have ourselves surrounded with other creatives, or are trying to build relationships with creative students. Carolyn Gregoire (@carolyn_greg) writes this post for The Huffington Post about how creatives think, how they process things, and why they do things just a little bit differently than others. It's a wonderful read with some great insight!



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