Grateful to be interviewed and get the word out to parents and caregivers.

“Debating with a young person fact to fact to fact is not going to be the way to go,” said Christine Saxman, a former educator and diversity consultant who co-authored a toolkit for parents on recognizing and preventing radicalization for Western States Center, a nonprofit that provides pro-Democracy resources. “You want to be on that critical thinking journey with them, not fighting them.”–parents-must-engage-teens–experts-say