children poverty http://kalw.org en Double Charged: The True Co$t of Juvenille Justice http://kalw.org/post/double-charged-true-cot-juvenille-justice <p></p><p style="margin-bottom: 0px; line-height: normal; font-family: Times;">Standing in the hallway outside a hearing room at the Alameda County Juvenile Justice Center, you see benches filled with teenagers and their families–waiting to appear in court– many dressed up in button down shirts and ties, looking their Sunday best. A lot of moms, too, and little brothers and sisters who’d clearly rather be elsewhere.</p> Mon, 07 Jul 2014 23:54:28 +0000 Myles Bess 46221 at http://kalw.org Double Charged: The True Co$t of Juvenille Justice Revolutionary Optimists http://kalw.org/post/revolutionary-optimists <p></p><p><span style="letter-spacing: 0px; font-family: 'Times New Roman'; line-height: normal; ">Whenever I hear the words film, slum, Kolkata my heart sinks a little. Whether it’s an Oscar winning documentary or a feature film, it always feels a little queasy – the poor as the object of pity.</span></p> Wed, 12 Jun 2013 13:45:00 +0000 Sandip Roy 28572 at http://kalw.org Revolutionary Optimists Today on Your Call: Who is speaking for children? http://kalw.org/post/today-your-call-who-speaking-children <p>On today&rsquo;s Your Call, we&rsquo;ll have a conversation about the status of children in the US. According to the 2010 census, 74 million children live in the US -- 15 million live in families with incomes below the federal poverty line. How has recession affected the lives of children? How are they coping?&nbsp; Join us at 10 or email feedback@yourcallradio.org. Children&rsquo;s issues are not being raised in the presidential debates. So what&rsquo;s being done to improve public policies affecting children? It&rsquo;s Your Call, with Rose Aguilar and you.</p> Mon, 27 Feb 2012 08:00:00 +0000 Malihe Razazan 6500 at http://kalw.org Today on Your Call: Who is speaking for children?