Sunday, March 30, 2014

How to Survive a Mass Shooting

One of the nation’s leading organizational safety experts addresses what employers can do to better prepare for the unimaginable. 

Today, a monument stands in Edmond, Okla. where, in 1986, 14 people were gunned down in the deadliest workplace shooting in U.S. history.

Sunday, March 23, 2014

The Boy Who Graduated From Hell

As a teen, Michael Anderson experienced horrific abuse at the hands of an infamous south Florida reform school. Now in his 60s, he tells his story of immense suffering -- and redemption -- to Uncommon Journalism

Photograph courtesy of Michael Anderson.

Sunday, March 16, 2014

Tent Cities, the Law and Finding a Solution to U.S. Homelessness

A new report from the National Law Center on Homelessness and Poverty takes a look at encampments, current state and federal legislation and the possible international remedies to inadequate and unaffordable housing.


Sunday, March 9, 2014

Memories of Metro

Now on the verge of his 20s, a young man who spent time at an Atlanta detention center recalls his experiences, and how they have impacted him as a fledgling adult.

Photograph courtesy of Ric Frye.

Sunday, March 2, 2014

In Georgia, Electronic Overhaul Has DFCS Clients Seeing Red

Dropped telephone calls, delayed letters and a less than user-friendly automated system have many families in the Peach State outraged. Uncommon Journalism speaks to several people that have reported difficulties with the new statewide system, and what they believe DFCS officials should do to rectify the agency’s problems.