All posts by Sarah Ross

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  • Wyoming Marches to Keep Families Together

    From Jackson to Cheyenne, people protested the separation of migrant families at the border and advocates say the fight has just begun JACKSON HOLE, WY – Hundreds of thousands of people in more than 700 American towns...

    • Posted July 3, 2018
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    Ahead of his local appearance, gender justice warrior Jackson Katz dismantles masculinity and reassembles male responsibility JACKSON HOLE, WY – The phrase “violence against women” is misleading, Jackson Katz often tells audiences. The author and educator is...

    • Posted June 20, 2018
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  • Overcrowded Middle School Deepens Adolescent Issues

    Gender-based bullying and taunting are amplified in JHMS’s high-trafficked hallways JACKSON HOLE, WY – As the valley’s population has grown, overcrowding has increasingly plagued Jackson Hole schools. Some of that pressure will be alleviated with the opening...

    • Posted June 13, 2018
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  • Check Yes or No Consent

    Read the background on this story here. As adolescents in a small town test the sexual boundaries of themselves and each other, is a risk-prone community failing to teach them the limits? JACKSON HOLE, WY – In...

    • Posted May 30, 2018
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  • Title X Quandaries

    Wyoming family planning providers say vulnerable women at risk with ‘domestic gag rule’  JACKSON HOLE, WY – It has been a tumultuous time for family planning clinics. Since the election of President Trump, clinics have been told...

    • Posted May 28, 2018
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  • Fears, Anxieties Deepen for Immigrants

    Advocacy work in other parts of the state highlights a void in Teton County JACKSON HOLE, WY – Recently, Juntos founder and ACLU organizer, Antonio Serrano, based in Cheyenne, got a call from a girl whose father...

    • Posted May 16, 2018
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  • Universal Ties

    African pop star and activist highlights a world of intercultural connections JACKSON HOLE, WY – The tiny West African country of Benin could not seem more distant from one’s perch in Jackson, Wyoming. For Angélique Kidjo, though,...

    • Posted May 9, 2018
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  • How the untold trauma of Teton rescues extends beyond the injured

    JACKSON HOLE, WY – In January 2017, Connor Nolan was caught in an avalanche while traversing from Gothic Couloir on Cody Peak back to Teton Village. Nolan, 23, had accomplished a goal that tops many Jackson athletes’...

    • Posted May 2, 2018
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  • Federal Immigration and Intimidation

    ICE visit highlights change in protocol and a community mired in confusion JACKSON HOLE, WY – Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officials rolled into town in unmarked cars on April 25 and 26 and arrested two Teton...

    • Posted May 2, 2018
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  • Free Speech: Painful Awakenings

    During instances of racial injustice across the nation, Jackson’s response reveals a town unable to reckon with conversations about race JACKSON HOLE, WY – Since the killings of Saheed Vassell and Stephon Clark, protests have surged across...

    • Posted April 11, 2018
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