Resources for Children & Youth
ECD databases and other resources assembled by Esther Goh, ECD specialist from the Bernard van Leer Foundation, and a speaker at the Dart Center's Early Childhood Reporting Institute: Covering Trauma, Resilience and the Developing Brain; June 28 - July 2, 2018; New York City.
The International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies has released a special issue on refugee children and their families, featuring articles and resources available at no cost through the end of September.
A deeply humane and riveting piece that follows the Marin family through the arrest and deportation of their mother. Judges called “Losing Gloria” a “beautifully written,” “crucial story” that shows how people “metabolize the trauma of a singular moment.” Originally published in The California Sunday Magazine in June, 2017.
This meticulously reported series offers a ground level, panoramic view of the devastating and profound impact of gun violence on children's lives. The results, at once harrowing and revelatory, provide a fresh and compelling look at one of the most pressing issues of our time. Judges called this package a "remarkable series spanning multiple events of violence, each examined with unflinching clarity and emotional rawness." Originally published by The Washington Post between April - December, 2017.
The Dart Center offered a four-day global reporting institute for journalists on early childhood development, trauma, and resilience June 28 - July 1 2018, at Columbia Journalism School in New York City.
Seventeen students and teachers were killed by a gunman at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. Please consult our resources in covering this tragedy and its aftermath.