It’s Okay to Feel Sad – For Kids

  Just for fun, and to show how easy it can be to animate a video, we used a free animation software with one of our new Pastor Fish tunes, to come up with the following offering in a few short minutes.  We hope you’ll enjoy it. As we gather feedback from our CD, we’ll […]

February 9, 2014 in Music by

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Rough Justice – Another Compassion Song

The following music video, Rough Justice, tackles violence, incarceration, and youth. There are so many ways to improve on today’s situation: investing in and nurturing America’s kids, intervention, diversion, and better access to mental health care for kids who do end up in prison. It’s rough justice… and we can do better! Lyrics REF) Rough justice, […]

February 1, 2014 in Justice Work by

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Asian Teens at Greater Risk for Suicide

Deep stigma surrounds depression and other mental illnesses in many Asian American communities, which makes it harder for students to receive help if they become depressed or suicidal. But many mental health professionals are making strong efforts to address this stigma so that students can receive effective treatment. In a three-part series, Bay Area journalist […]

September 30, 2013 in Health and Healing by

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Billboards and TV bombard us with images of  beautiful, perfect, happy people. How can anyone live up to that? Young people especially, being more impressionable, are made to feel inadequate.  About.com notes that models weigh 23%  less than average women: “When you stop and think about the fact that the average height and weight for a […]

December 11, 2009 in Stormy Issues by

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