EDC’s Shai Fuxman is interviewed on Greater Boston about research that students with disabilities are nearly twice as likely to be victims of cyberbullying. According to Fuxman, rather than ban social media, schools can create curricula to reduce cyberbullying.
Students with disabilities are nearly twice as likely to be victims of social media-related cyberbullying, according to a research report co-authored by EDC’s Shai Fuxman and Shari Kessel Schneider for the Ruderman Family Foundation.
EDC President David Offensend talks about the “leap of faith” that led him from a career in finance to nonprofit management. Offensend also discusses EDC’s work with women veterans, improving education in Rwanda, and implementing a computer science program in New York City.
EDC’s Heidi Kar, Julie Riordan, Gisela Rots, and Kim Netter are interviewed about their efforts to help out-of-school time workers better understand and address the needs of children affected by opioid misuse at home.
Using EDC’s Work Ready Now! life skills curriculum, the Mindanao Youth Development (MyDev) program created opportunities for more than 25,000 out-of-school youths in conflict-affected areas of the Philippines.
In a letter to the editor, EDC’s Jerry Reed discusses the importance of suicide prevention initiatives and makes the case that there is “no single antidote to suicide, just as there is no single cause of suicide.”