Medicaid is a lifeline for 1 in 10 veterans, will the Senate healthcare plan leave them behind?

America’s veterans already face many barriers to accessing quality care and congressional actions to cap and cut Medicaid or phase out Medicaid expansion entirely, would make it impossible for veterans to get necessary health services.

Are Zero Tolerance Policies Effective in Schools?

Many schools operate within a zero tolerance policy. While this phenomena conveys face validity, presenting school safety and zero tolerance for disruptive and undesirable behaviors, the underlying bias reveals a threat to students who are overwhelmingly faced with mental health concerns and behavioral disabilities.

My First Lobbying Experience: Mental Health and Criminal Justice Reform

In an effort to better understand the role of mental health in multicultural communities, I attended a Lobby Day as a part of Black History Month. Because I have not lobbied before, I was not completely sure what to expect in attending this event, however, this experience showed me the importance of lobbying for change.