This Week is Mental Illness Awareness Week!

October 2020 The MLO Minute: By, Allyson McAndrews, M.Ed. The first full week of October is Mental Illness Awareness Week! The U.S. Congress established Mental Illness Awareness Week (MIAW) in 1990 because of the tremendous advocacy work by The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), the nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building…

11th Annual National Week of Action Against School Pushout

October 2020 The MLO Minute: By Nancy Potter, Esq. October 3rd and running through October 11th, is the Dignity in Schools Campaign‘s 11th National Week of Action Against School Push Out, bringing, parents, education advocates, lawyers and many others together to amplify the call for schools to move away from punitive, criminalizing policies fueling the…