Why ticking the diversity boxes keeps missing the mark | #missingkids

OPINION: Diversity was in the spotlight last week. Te Wiki o te Reo Māori and Te Wā Tuku Reo Māori were embraced throughout organisations and homes. We also had the annual Diversity Awards NZ celebrating the organisations championing diversity and inclusion in workplaces. Tellingly, most award recipients talked about ensuring…

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A Girl Made of Air by Nydia Hetherington: A perfect balancing act of action, drama, words and ideas – book review – | #missingkids

An urchin girl who grew up to be the world’s best tightrope walker has become a legendary figure in circus history… But the meteoric rise of the ‘Greatest Funambulist Who Ever Lived,’ from decaying, post-war Big Top to the dizzy heights of a Broadway stage, has secretly been overshadowed by…

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Experts worry QAnon conspiracies are overshadowing fight against child trafficking | National | #missingkids

SAN DIEGO — Rallying in the center of Santee’s busy shopping district on a recent Saturday, men, women and children waved signs condemning the sexual exploitation of children. “Standing 4 children” read one, and “End human trafficking” another. They received honks of support as drivers passed by. There were other…

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Edmonds Police Blotter: Sept. 1-7, 2020 | #missingkids

Sept. 1 8700 block 182nd Place Southwest: Victim reported a bicycle was stolen from carport. 19500 block 76th Avenue West: Construction flaggers reported a driver disregarding signs and directions. Driver was contacted and indicated confusion over directions given. 21900 block Highway 99: A man was removed from a grocery store….

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