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Caring Schools #CommonGood: We all need to do more and do better

Launch wrap-up

"We all need to do more and we all need to do better in preparing young people to be constructive community members and engaged and ethical citizens." Through the Caring Schools #CommonGood campaign, we are working with schools across the country and around the world to do just that. Here's more from Making Caring Common's Faculty Director Richard Weissbourd:... Read more about Caring Schools #CommonGood: We all need to do more and do better

Power to the (Young) People: In conversation with Making Caring Common's Youth Advisory Board

Power of Youth

In light of recent media coverage of student organizing and activism, we were curious to hear what members of our Youth Advisory Board think about their power as young people and what they believe is missing from the national conversation. Read on for excerpts from their responses.... Read more about Power to the (Young) People: In conversation with Making Caring Common's Youth Advisory Board

Your Story Is Mine: In conversation with the 2017 KIND Schools Challenge winners

Your Story is Mine

How do you go from a leadership class marked by division and distrust to a movement to bring people together around shared experiences? 2017 KIND Schools Challenge winners #YourStoryIsMine recently shared their story at Harvard Graduate School of Education's Alumni of Color Conference—and we took the opportunity to sit down with students Alan McCullough, Felton Morrel, and Christopher Wright, their teacher Amy Donofrio, and their mentor Jay Harris to learn more about how their project has evolved over the past year and what their hopes are for the future.... Read more about Your Story Is Mine: In conversation with the 2017 KIND Schools Challenge winners

Young Love: Preparing Our Kids for Healthy and Happy Relationships

Resources The Talk

Guest post by Donna Tetreault

The romanticizing of idealized love may work well in Shakespeare, but in real life, romantic relationships don't always provide the sunniest of seasons. Adults struggle with healthy romantic relationships as do young adults and teens. How can we change this? How can we start educating our children at an earlier age? What does a healthy relationship look like? This Valentine's Day is a great time to begin this conversation.... Read more about Young Love: Preparing Our Kids for Healthy and Happy Relationships