When Foxes Lurk Outside Our Schools’ Henhouses

Each Monday, I go to a local elementary school to be a reading buddy for a second-grader named Patrick. Patrick’s school is in the part of town I don’t drive through without locking my doors. It anchors blocks populated with old, wounded cars parked half...

Listen to Children: Do Something about Gun Violence

Valentine’s Day was in full swing at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. Lunch had just ended with lovesick students saying goodbye to their Valentines as they left for afternoon classes. Little did they know, their lives were about to...