Who’s there for these refugee children? Children who face such extreme violence and unimaginable horrors in the countries they know as home, many from Guatemala, Honduras, and El Salvador, that they risk it all to come to America for asylum and a chance at LIFE. Whose hand can they reach for?
I have never been more emotionally and physically exhausted than during this historic LAUSD teachers’ strike.
The topic of gun control is a part of daily conversation, and I have to ask myself, “Am I prepared to be an entirely different type of protector? Am I willing to carry a weapon to my workplace (school)?”
For over 41 million Americans though, who are currently struggling with hunger, Thanksgiving is just another Thursday where they are forced to make choices between food and other basic necessities.