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The Power of Youth

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Aspen Ideas Festival
PBS


Young adults throughout the US are volunteering — at all ages — and at such a level that as a group, they are now known for their generosity of spirit and dedication to social progress. How can we help build an infrastructure to continue to grow that momentum? What can we do to engage more youth in an active commitment to giving back to their country? Continue


Food Security

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To The Contrary
PBS


Part I: The threats to our food supply, including illness and environmental factors. PANEL: Danielle Moodie-Mills, Amber Smith, Rina Shah, Debra Carnahan. Part II: The transportation of goods. PANEL: Del. Eleanor Norton Holmes, Karin Agness, Erin Matson, Clara Del Villar Continue


Tough Love: The Obstinacy of Convolution

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POV
PBS


This clip begins with Ms. Braxton saying, “Hello, Ms. Siddique.” It ends with Hannah saying, “But it’s not like that now. I’ve got Philly and we take care of the kids together.” Continue


Tough Love: Who Makes the Call?

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POV
PBS


The clip starts with the court clerk saying, “Calling FTC number...” It ends with Patrick saying, “Every day gets better for me.” Continue


Tough Love: The Knock on the Door

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POV
PBS


The clip starts with Hannah saying, “Three years ago, I had to call the police on my ex- boyfriend Sammy.” It ends with Hannah saying, “I didn’t know what it was like to be a mother.” Continue


Tough Love: Putting Life Back Together

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POV
PBS


This clip starts with a “Seattle, Washington” title card and a look inside a Family Treatment Court session. It ends with Judge Clark saying, “All that stuff needs to start to happen.” Continue


Is Violence a Function of our Culture?

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Aspen Ideas Festival
PBS


Homicide remains an endemic, seemingly unsolvable problem in America. And violent crime afflicts African-American communities to a much greater degree than it does others, as does mass incarceration — and as does police violence. What is the cause of this crisis? What role does racism play? What is the role of culture? Are there any solutions to be had? Continue


Growing Up Trans

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FRONTLINE
PBS


Just a generation ago, it was adults, not kids, who changed genders. But today, many children are transitioning, too -- with new medical options, and at younger and younger ages. FRONTLINE takes viewers on an intimate and eye-opening journey inside the struggles and choices facing transgender kids and their families. Continue


The Overnighters

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POV
PBS


Chasing the American dream, thousands of workers flock to a North Dakota town where the oil business is booming. But instead of well-paying jobs, many find slim work prospects and a severe housing shortage. Pastor Jay Reinke converts his church into a makeshift dorm and counseling center, allowing hundreds of men to stay despite the congregation's objections and neighbors' fears. Continue


Money Advice for Same-Sex Couples Post Supreme Court Ruling

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Next Avenue
PBS


Same-sex married couples need to be proactive based on the Supreme Court decision Continue


Gwen's Take: How We See Each Other...and How We Don't

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Washington Week
PBS


"We all bring our own filters to our world. There is nothing wrong with that, especially if we use an appreciation of each other's filters to understand how our complicated and sometimes clashing life experiences define the American idea." Continue


TTC Extra: White House Campout

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To The Contrary
PBS


As part of the Let's Move initiative, the First Lady hosted a group of 4th grade girl scout troops at the White House. The White House, which is a national park was also celebrating the National Park Service Centennial and Great Outdoors month. Continue


Tough Love: The Standard?

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POV
PBS


The clip starts with Patrick saying, “In the evenings, three nights a week.” It ends with Alena saying, “It doesn’t exist in most parents’ lives.” Continue


Tough Love: The "System" Assesses

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POV
PBS


This clip starts with the court clerk announcing, “All right, let’s go ahead and do the check-in hearing for Patrick Brown, FTC number 144.” It ends with Patrick saying, “This is the love I get?” Continue


Tough Love: Desperate Decision

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POV
PBS


This clip starts with Patrick saying, “Natalya’s mother not in the picture.” It ends with Patrick saying, “I had a relapse after four years of sobriety.” Continue


Don't Tell Anyone (No Le Digas a Nadie): Trailer

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POV
PBS


In a community where silence is seen as necessary for survival, immigrant activist Angy Rivera joins a generation of Dreamers ready to push for change in the only home she’s ever known — the United States. Continue


Tough Love: Parent Resource Guide

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POV
PBS


Figuring out what you need to do to get your child(ren) home is one of the most challenging experiences in life. POV and Tough Love created this guide to help child welfare involved parents have a better experience with the system and find the resources and services they need to help them get their kids home. Continue


The Overnighters: An Update from Jay Reinke

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POV
PBS


Six months after The Overnighters premiere, director Jesse Moss followed up with Jay Reinke. Continue


Immigration: Language

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Local, USA
PBS


Language creates barriers & opportunities for refugees & immigrants in Tennessee, from a mobile ESL classroom to Spanish-language newspapers to “English Only” laws. Featuring "Community," which explores the challenges associated with Nashville's increasing multi-culturalism and celebrates the rewards stemming from that diversity, and "Hablamos Español," a profile of Nashville's Hispanic community. Continue


Racist Violence; Hollywood vs. Congress; Freelance Economy

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To The Contrary
PBS


Racist Violence: Author Chloe Angyal's op-ed on white women's passive role in racist attacks. Hollywood vs. Congress: Actress Meryl Streep's call to action for equal rights for women. Freelance Economy: why the head of the Freelancers Union says freelancing is feminist. Panel: Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton, Sabrina Schaeffer, Lara Brown, Rina Shah Bharara Continue


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