Thursday, February 11, 2016
          

Congress Should Reject Obama Budget Increase For Education Department Office For Civil Rights

Posted in Policy & Legislation

Cei.org 2/11/2015

"...Moreover, OCR has micromanaged college investigations in sexual harassment and assault cases in ways that make them more costly, unfair, and likely to cause the expulsion of innocent people. It also has undermined efforts to criminally prosecute rapists and prevent future rapes by failing to ensure that such crimes are properly reported to prosecutors. ..."

Read the entire article: https://cei.org/blog/congress-should-reject-obama-budget-increase-education-department-office-civil-rights 

Former Columbia Newspaper Editor Admits Biased Reporting On Rape Due To Fear Of Backlash

Posted in Sexual Abuse

Washingtonexaminer.com 2/11/2015

From Dianna Thompson 

"...There is something clearly wrong when reporters, school administrators, the media, and the general public fear acknowledging "both sides" in sexual assault cases --- for fear that they will be seen as a rape apologist. And, what about the members of school tribunals? If they find that a accused young man is innocent will they fear backlash? Of course they will, and that is a big problem for justice and due process. ..."

Read the entire article: http://www.washingtonexaminer.com/former-columbia-newspaper-editor-admits-biased-reporting-on-rape-due-to-fear-of-backlash/article/2559785 

Bill Seeks To Improve Futures Of Young Boys And Men Of Color

Posted in Policy & Legislation

Kcet.org 2/11/2015

"... In the wake of the Michael Brown and Ezell Ford shootings, California lawmakers are urging for the need to close barriers that continue to exist for young boys and men of color. A newly introduced state bill would create one of the first ever interagency task forces in California to improve outcomes for young boys and men of color. ..."

Read the entire article: http://www.kcet.org/news/agenda/laws/bill-seeks-to-improve-futures-of-young-boys-and-men-of-color.html