Lichtenstein wins honorable mention for meritorious journalism for "A Terrible Way to Discipline"

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“The Journalism Center Announces Winners of 19th Annual Contest”

The Children's Mental Health Network is so proud of Network faithful Bill Lichtenstein for winning honorable mention for his article “A Terrible Way to Discipline Children,” published in the New York Times Sunday Review. Here is the description from the award committee:

Read Bill's article and if it inspires you, as we hope it will, join us in supporting the Keeping All Students Safe Act (HR 1381). Click here to learn more about how to get involved.

Good on ya Bill!

The Casey Medals are a project of the Journalism Center on Children and Families at the Philip Merrill College of Journalism, University of Maryland. JCCF and the Medals program are funded by the Annie E. Casey Foundation. Twelve winners will receive $1,000 at an awards ceremony in Washington, D.C., on Sept. 26. Two honorees will receive additional prizes of $5,000 from the America’s Promise Alliance, a coalition of more than 350 national organizations dedicated to improving the lives of children and youth.


  1. Lisa Lambert's avatar
    Lisa Lambert
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    Congrats to Bill whose writing is very powerful and moving. The award is well deserved!
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