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| by Tom Buell | CourierTraveler
The Wichita Regional Director for the Kansas Department for Children and Families (DCF) said that the Team Decision Making™ (TDM) model is helping the agency keep children out of foster care. Writing for a Winfield, Kansas-based newspaper, Tom Buell stated that DCF is taking several steps to…
Evident Change welcomed its second cohort of youth justice fellows this fall. This paid fellowship is currently open to young adults in California who have shown leadership and passion for improving these systems.…
| by Ted Roelofs | Bridge Michigan
Too many adults have been placed on Michigan’s Central Registry, flagged for the possibility of harming children, according to child welfare experts. Standards are low for registry placement—requiring “evidence” of just over a 50% chance that the adult abused or neglected the child and…


January 4, 2022 | Bertha Arvizo
Bertha Arvizo
As a first-generation Latina college student, applying to graduate school was something I always wanted to do. Yet I was intimidated and saw graduate study as somewhat unobtainable. While I have always had mentorship and support in my networks, I found myself seeking and wanting advice from people l…
January 4, 2022 | Evident Change
Mark Soler
Mark Soler is retiring as executive director of the Center for Children’s Law and Policy (CCLP), a public interest law and policy organization in Washington, DC. However, he will continue to share his 40-plus years of juvenile justice reform expertise with Evident Change, staying on the Board of Dir…
January 4, 2022 | Evident Change
Mindy Rowland
Mindy Rowland has joined Evident Change as Chief Legal and Operating Officer. Rowland has served as a consultant to Evident Change, playing an integral role in the organization’s COVID-19 response. Rowland has also helped Evident Change make significant advances related to operational excellence in…


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