children

Alabama Chapter-American Academy of Pediatrics, Alabama Department of Public Health promote healthy bedtime routines through ‘Brush, Book, Bed’

MONTGOMERY, AL – Good oral hygiene, reading and regular bedtimes are three simple life skills that pediatricians in 12 Alabama practices are reinforcing through Brush, Book, Bed (BBB), a new statewide program of the Alabama Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AL-AAP) and its early literacy arm, Reach Out and Read-Alabama (ROR-AL). Made possible … Continue reading Alabama Chapter-American Academy of Pediatrics, Alabama Department of Public Health promote healthy bedtime routines through ‘Brush, Book, Bed’

SAN DIEGO | US moves to unite migrant children with parents by deadline

SAN DIEGO — Immigrant children around the U.S. left shelters with their backpacks and a tender goodbye hug from staff members as the Trump administration began reuniting dozens of youngsters with their parents Tuesday under a court-ordered deadline. It was the largest single effort to date to undo the effects of President Donald Trump’s zero-tolerance … Continue reading SAN DIEGO | US moves to unite migrant children with parents by deadline

NEW YORK  | Joe Jackson turned his children into stars, but at a price

NEW YORK  — Joe Jackson once had his own dreams of success. He tried to be a boxer and then played guitar with a group called The Falcons. But he realized early on that there was an overwhelming pool of musical talent in his children, particularly a little bright-eyed boy named Michael. He channeled his … Continue reading NEW YORK  | Joe Jackson turned his children into stars, but at a price

MCALLEN, Texas  | No clear plan yet on how to reunite parents with children

MCALLEN, Texas  — Trump administration officials say they have no clear plan yet on how to reunite the thousands of children separated from their families at the border since the implementation of a zero-tolerance policy in which anyone caught entering the U.S. illegally is criminally prosecuted. “This policy is relatively new,” said Steven Wagner, an … Continue reading MCALLEN, Texas  | No clear plan yet on how to reunite parents with children

New York News: A.G. Underwood Joins Coalition Of 21 Attorneys General Demanding Sessions End Illegal, Cruel Immigration Tactics That Harm Children & Undermine Public Safety

NEW YORK – Today, New York Attorney General Barbara D. Underwood joined a coalition of 21 Attorneys General calling on United States Attorney General Jeff Sessions to end the Trump administration’s cruel and illegal attacks on children and families lawfully seeking asylum in the United States as they seek protection from domestic, sexual, and gang … Continue reading New York News: A.G. Underwood Joins Coalition Of 21 Attorneys General Demanding Sessions End Illegal, Cruel Immigration Tactics That Harm Children & Undermine Public Safety

Texas News: Summer Meals for Kids now available at 19 Dallas Public Libraries

DALLAS, TX – This summer, 19 Dallas Public Library branches are providing free lunches and snacks to children and teens under age 18, in partnership with the nonprofit hunger organization Equal Heart. Youth who receive lunches and snacks this summer can also take advantage of the many programs and activities being offered at the Library, … Continue reading Texas News: Summer Meals for Kids now available at 19 Dallas Public Libraries

JAKARTA, Indonesia  | Indonesia passes new terror law after attacks using children

JAKARTA, Indonesia  — Indonesia’s parliament unanimously approved a tougher anti-terrorism law on Friday, lengthening detention periods and involving the military in counter-terrorism policing, spurred into action by recent bombings that involved children as perpetrators. Rights groups have criticized the revisions as overly broad and vague and warned against rushing them into law. The scope for … Continue reading JAKARTA, Indonesia  | Indonesia passes new terror law after attacks using children

Michigan Man, Fabrieal Delaney Sentenced to 45 Years in Federal Prison for Violently Forcing Children to Engage in Pro

CHICAGO, IL — A Michigan man has been sentenced to 45 years in federal prison for violently forcing two children and a young woman to engage in prostitution. FABRIEAL DELANEY, 32, brought some of his victims to the Chicago area from Michigan to perform sex acts for money.  He used violence, verbal abuse and drug … Continue reading Michigan Man, Fabrieal Delaney Sentenced to 45 Years in Federal Prison for Violently Forcing Children to Engage in Pro