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SocialAction2015 is important and plays a key role by equipping our communities with the knowledge of the mishaps and social injustices in the country (USA) and around the world. By providing this exclusive complimentary service to communities everywhere, our mission is to keep our people connected by encouraging the discussion of these topics.
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Devonte Miller: 2014 CDF-Minnesota Beat the Odds® Scholarship Recipient -


DeVonte never knew his father. Before high school, he got arrested and sent to a juvenile justice facility. By tenth grade, he had two children and experienced homelessness. However, determined not to follow in his father's footsteps, DeVonte turned his life around. Today, he is a graduating senior and with the help of teachers at St. Paul's Gordon Parks High School, he is beating the odds. He is a captain of the basketball team and his peers look up to him on and off the court. DeVonte has a 3.9 GPA and plans to study communications and psychology. DeVonte is a 2014 Children's Defense Fund Minnesota Beat the Odds scholarship recipient. Learn more about program http://bit.ly/IJS8hg.

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Ofsted: all parents should get a 'checklist' telling them how to raise their children - Telegraph

Ofsted: all parents should get a 'checklist' telling them how to raise their children - Telegraph | SocialAction2015 | Scoop.it
Sir Michael Wilshaw, head of Ofsted, says parents need checklist of skills to teach children as he warns that many five-year-olds are unfit for demands of school
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Clare Wakeman's curator insight, April 4, 2014 6:17 AM

excuse me but i think the goverment and all the corrupted systems need a lesson in mannners first of all and secondly how dare you say this parents now how to look after there children but the system need to stand up for all there wrong doings dont you think

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#WaveofActionUK 4.4.14 #justice4davontaesanford

#WaveofActionUK 4.4.14 #justice4davontaesanford | SocialAction2015 | Scoop.it
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Series 1 - 15,000 Kids and Counting

Series 1 - 15,000 Kids and Counting | SocialAction2015 | Scoop.it
Child protection levels in Britain are at a record high. Over 15,000 children were waiting to be adopted in 2013 - twice as many as five years earlier.

With unparalleled access to the entire adoption process, this series follows social workers, foster carers, birth parents and adopters as heart-wrenchingly difficult decisions are made about the future of some of Britain's most vulnerable children.
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Why is the U.S. Border Patrol Terrorizing Innocent Families?

Why is the U.S. Border Patrol Terrorizing Innocent Families? | SocialAction2015 | Scoop.it
Imagine you had just picked up your kids from school. You're driving home on a secluded country road when your car is pulled over by armed US law enforcement agents who threaten you with a knife and taser. That's what happened to me last May and my kids and I still haven't recovered from...
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Shredded police corruption inquiry cost taxpayers £8m

Shredded police corruption inquiry cost taxpayers £8m | SocialAction2015 | Scoop.it
The top-secret investigation into police corruption that was mysteriously shredded by Scotland Yard cost taxpayers almost £8m, it emerged last night.
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Mayor Bill Peduto reacts to Jordan Miles verdict

Mayor Bill Peduto reacts to Jordan Miles verdict | SocialAction2015 | Scoop.it
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – With both Jordan Miles and the three Pittsburgh Police officers claiming a win after Monday’s split jury verdict, Mayor Bill Peduto played it down the middle. “In a way, that de...
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1000 Mothers March for Justice - 29th March 2014, Tottenham, London - YouTube

1000 MOTHERS MARCH FOR JUSTICE 29th March 2014 with families, carers & supporters 11am Saturday 29th March 2014 Assemble at Bruce Castle Park, Lordship Lane ...
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Councils making millions in incentives after snatching record numbers of babies for adoption

Councils making millions in incentives after snatching record numbers of babies for adoption | SocialAction2015 | Scoop.it
Councils are being offered bonuses of millions of pounds if they meet controversial State adoption targets. Confidential figures obtained by the Daily Mail show that £36million in 'reward grants' has been promised to English councils in an attempt by Labour to increase adoptions of children by 50 per cent
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United States Is Cruel, Inhuman and Degrading to Poor, UN Report Charges

United States Is Cruel, Inhuman and Degrading to Poor, UN Report Charges | SocialAction2015 | Scoop.it
The UN Human Rights Committee says the U.S. should stop criminalizing homeless people for being homeless.
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Lone Parents With Children Over 3 to be Forced into the Workfare Scheme

Lone Parents With Children Over 3 to be Forced into the Workfare Scheme | SocialAction2015 | Scoop.it
The Government has release new rules including forcing loan parents with kids as young as three onto the Workfare programme plus a new sanction regime
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Grayling faces legal threat over prisoner book ban

Grayling faces legal threat over prisoner book ban | SocialAction2015 | Scoop.it
Chris Grayling warned that he could face legal proceedings over the prisoner book ban, as the campaign against the policy escalates
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Coroner tells CNN to 'destroy' interview

In January, Kendrick Johnson was found dead in his high school gym. His parents say his death was suspicious.
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We The Parents UK - (Give us back) Our Kids

 

We The Parents UK wish you to see these pictures of our beautiful children. These are the real victims of so called UK Family Justice. A system that operates on deceit, fraud and lies.

You can fool some of the people some of the time, but you can't fool all of of the people all of the time.

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To the Woman Behind Me in Line at the Grocery Store

To the Woman Behind Me in Line at the Grocery Store | SocialAction2015 | Scoop.it
You don't know me. You have no clue that my family has gone through the wringer. You have no clue that we have faced unbelievable hardship. You know none of this but you didn't let that stop you from being compassionate and generous to someone you ha...
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PC Blakelock murder trial: Decision to charge Jacobs ‘deplorable’

PC Blakelock murder trial: Decision to charge Jacobs ‘deplorable’ | SocialAction2015 | Scoop.it
The 28-year delay in trying a man for the murder of PC Keith Blakelock is a “bleak and dismal” story, jurors were told today.
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A Just Cause Coast2Coast - Are The Wrongly Convicted Really Exonerated?

A Just Cause Coast2Coast - Are The Wrongly Convicted Really Exonerated? | SocialAction2015 | Scoop.it
Sam Thurman, Cliff Stewart, and Ethel Lopez of the Colorado exoneration firm A Just Cause, discuss what happens when the wheels of justice trample unbridled over the rights of innocent Americans. Although the American system of justice is the most-respected worldwide, it is still a system designed, and operated, by humans, which means it's not perfect. Sam, Cliff and Ethel will highlight ongoing struggles against "the system" to free wrongfully imprisoned people, and what happens when justice miscarries against an actually innocent person. Our special guest for tonight's show is Wrongly Convicted & Exonerated, Nino Lyons. He will share with our listenening audience his wrongful convictions story and his challenges of transitioning back in to society from prison. A Just Cause is currently campaigning for "FreeTheIRP6," who's been wrongly imprisoned in Florence, CO for a crime they didn't commitrong. For full story: www.freetheirp6.org. For more information, about A Just Cause and to Donate to the IRP6 legal defense fund, please visit www.a-justcause.com. Follow us on Twitter: @AJCRadio, @A_JustCause, @FreeTheeIRP6, @FreeeTheIRP6 and Like our Facebook Pages: https://www.facebook.com/AJustCauseCoast2Coast, and https://www.facebook.com/AJustCauseCO, https://www.facebook.com/FreetheIRP6
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Just When You Think Our Government Can Sink No Lower, This Happens #FightForYashika

Just When You Think Our Government Can Sink No Lower, This Happens #FightForYashika | SocialAction2015 | Scoop.it
This is the face of a mother, begging our government not to deport her teenage daughter from the country, on her own, into the hands of men who seek to do her harm.  While this plea was made, her d...
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Baby P mum Tracey Connelly moved from bail hostel to own home in holiday spot at taxpayers' expense

Baby P mum Tracey Connelly moved from bail hostel to own home in holiday spot at taxpayers' expense | SocialAction2015 | Scoop.it
The woman who allowed her infant son to be tortured to death has left a half-way house in northern England for a popular tourist destination, where she hopes to find work
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Jordan Miles and his lawyers react to the verdict

Jordan Miles and his lawyers react to the verdict | SocialAction2015 | Scoop.it
By Don Carpenter/Mobile Broadcast News—Following the verdict and a mad dash, with members of the Associated Press, New York Times, and Pittsburgh print and TV media, I found myself lined up o...
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Racial Disparity in Juvenile Facilities Increased as Overall Incarceration Plummeted, Report Says | National Council on Crime & Delinquency

Racial Disparity in Juvenile Facilities Increased as Overall Incarceration Plummeted, Report Says | National Council on Crime & Delinquency | SocialAction2015 | Scoop.it


In this blog piece, Editor in Chief John Kelly of the Chronicle of Social Change covers NCCD's recently released research series on youth deincarceration.

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Principal Fired For Refusing to Shame Poor Kids With Hand Stamp

Principal Fired For Refusing to Shame Poor Kids With Hand Stamp | SocialAction2015 | Scoop.it
When cafeteria staff were found ink-stamping the hands of children who had no money in their lunch accounts – an act of poor shaming that could lead to bullying and stigmatizing – the principal banned the practice. She was promptly fired. Imagine you’re a poor child, one whose parents can’t afford to feed you. You […]
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Joanne Thomas and baby Harper inquest: Mother and baby daughter 'lay dead in Merthyr Tydfil home for at least a week before they were found'

Joanne Thomas and baby Harper inquest: Mother and baby daughter 'lay dead in Merthyr Tydfil home for at least a week before they were found' | SocialAction2015 | Scoop.it
Joanne Thomas and her four-month-old baby Harper were known to Social Services, an inquest has heard
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£65m underspend by councils leaves homeless young people at risk

£65m underspend by councils leaves homeless young people at risk | SocialAction2015 | Scoop.it
A staggering £65 million assigned for the emergency support of vulnerable young people remains unspent, Centrepoint has found.
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Young father successfully wins back son from adoptive parents

Young father successfully wins back son from adoptive parents | SocialAction2015 | Scoop.it
Jeremiah Sampson, 26, claims his son Hilkya - now three - was put up for adoption without his permission, so he embarked on a long and expensive fight to get him back.
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