At our second Youth Narrating Our World (YNOW)
convening, emerging thought leader and Marie Curie Metro High School student Amber Fang shared her thoughts on culture, opportunity, and how open-mindedness influences learning.
Amber recently appeared in Teen Voices at Womens eNews, with a powerful piece about her experience with childhood trauma. Amber said:
Kids and parents, too, can be taught to recognize trauma and stress so they can learn how to develop hopefulness, according to researchers. One technique is learning how to breathe deeply to process stress. Other one is to teach caregivers, such as parents, doctors and teachers, how to react to kids who have suffered trauma.
Read the full op-ed here.