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Kathy Park
| by Evident Change
The latest issue of The Kresge Foundation newsletter features Evident Change CEO Kathy Park in a Q&A about the organization's recent rebranding effort.
| by Evident Change
Policing fellow at Evident Change is featured on a brand-new podcast, speaking about policing reform.
| by Evident Change
Evident Change recently kicked off a multi-year project with the New South Wales Department of Communities and Justice (DCJ) in Australia. A key part of this collaboration is a quality service review (QSR), which will help identify how the…
| by Natalie Pierre | State Journal Register
After a state audit revealed substandard practices by the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) regarding LGBTQ youth in the agency’s care, DCFS announced that it will redevelop its required trainings for staff, private agency partners, and those who provide foster care. The…
| by Innocence Project
Illinois has passed legislation that specifically prohibits law enforcement officers from making false claims while interrogating youth. Using deception in such situations is shown to increase the likelihood of false confessions, and youth are at least twice as likely as adults to falsely…
Kenisha E. Anthony
| by Victoria Uwumarogie | Essence
A difficult childhood in the foster care system couldn’t hold back Kenisha E. Anthony. She was a first-generation college graduate, received a master’s degree, and became a social worker. She recently wrote a book titled Labeled: Ward of the State, and she advocates for young adults in…
| by Evident Change
Evident Change is proud to announce the guest judges for the 2021 Distinguished Achievement Award. As the top honor of our Media for a Just Society Awards, the Distinguished Achievement Award recognizes one piece of…
Erin Espinosa and Chris Scharenbroch
| by Evident Change
Erin Espinosa, PhD, a senior researcher at Evident Change since 2019, has been promoted to Director of Research. Espinosa brings a wealth of experience to this role. In her more than 20 years working in and…
Georgina Mendoza McDowell
| by Evident Change
Georgina Mendoza McDowell is a new policing fellow at Evident Change, bringing her expertise to the team charged with…
| by David Crary | ABC News
The COVID-19 pandemic has helped expose the pervasiveness of racial inequities in US society, including many that drive families of color into child welfare system involvement at rates that are disproportionate to other families. Heightened awareness of this reality has inspired recommendations…