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Still Cool to be a Cop

Young New Yorkers do "mock police academy" while public debate rages

Police officer has always been one of the coolest professions, up there with astronaut and rock star. But is it still that way in New York City?

NYC's Homeless and Runaway Youth Rally Against Proposed Budget Cuts

Mayor Bloomberg plans to cut over half the funding for Runaway and Homeless Youth Services
Some of New York City's homeless rallied on the steps of City Hall on Wednesday to protest Mayor Bloomberg's budget cuts to the city's Runaway and Homeless Youth Services. 
 

Teens, Trauma and Delinquency

Are we doing all we should be for traumatized kids, and if we did more would it prevent crime and violence? 

We hear a lot about the stress that kids are under today--too many activities, too much homework, too much pressure to get into college…But what kind of stress does it cause if you're a kid who's abused, or who's a witness to violence, or whose parents are heavy drug users?