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Samantha Facciolo

Samantha Facciolo


Samantha Facciolo is a freelance writer covering education, immigration, social justice, cuisine, culture and more, for major national publications, including the New York Times, Newsweek, Marie Claire and others. She holds an M.F.A. from New York University and is a Montessori-certified educator.

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Former President Jimmy Carter Built My House—and Changed My Life

Over the past 39 years, Jimmy Carter's housing initiative has given families in need a place to call home and shone a spotlight on the issue of affordable housing

Meet the Teens Fighting Book Bans with Banned Book Clubs

In the face of censorship, students are coming together to exercise their right to read through banned book club gatherings

How to Help Prevent School Shootings: 7 Things That Will Make a Difference

Figuring out how to help prevent school shootings is essential to protecting kids and teachers, and these simple but effective strategies can make a huge impact.