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MJS Awards 2021
| by Evident Change
Evident Change is proud to announce the winners of the 2022 Media for a Just Society Awards. In seven categories, we recognize the creators of books, films, podcasts and more that unearth…
Screenshot from a video showing a little girl in an Evident Change baseball cap giving a thumbs up.
| by Evident Change
Evident Change CEO Kathy Park and Director of Communications Erin Hanusa spoke with Spotlight on Poverty and Opportunity about the process that led to rebranding and…
Cynthia Burnson headshot
| by Sara Tiano | The Imprint
Parents Anonymous, a nationwide network serving parents who face mental health challenges, substance use, and domestic violence is one of just five programs designated by a federal review panel as an evidence-based path to improving child safety. Learn more about Parents Anonymous in this…
The 2021 Media for a Just Society Awards plaques
| by Evident Change
Each year, we recognize media from across the United States that further public understanding of Evident Change’s focus areas, including child welfare, youth justice, adult justice, and adult protection. Many of these topics are covered regularly by the media, yet their treatment is often…
| by Evident Change
Evident Change is proud to announce the guest judges for the 2022 Distinguished Achievement Award. As the top honor of our Media for a Just Society Awards, the Distinguished Achievement Award recognizes one piece of…
The Sentencing Project logo
| by Richard Mendel | The Sentencing Project
Despite rhetoric from those who would like to turn back the clock on youth justice reform, a recent data review by The Sentencing Project shows that youth violence was flat or even declined during 2020. While the article’s author admits that public safety should be increased, starting with…
Sen. Ron Wyden speaks during a Senate Finance Committee hearing
| The Associated Press
Hotline workers with Oregon’s Child Protective Services will no longer use an algorithm to determine which families are investigated for child abuse and neglect. Instead, the agency will use the …
| by LaMonica Peters | KTVU FOX 2
Andre Chapman, CEO of Unity Care, recently voiced his concerns about Roe vs Wade being overturned and how it would disproportionately affect children of color. Chapman foresees more children of color being placed in the foster care system—which is already in need of reform—if young people living in poverty lack access to abortion.
Native woman holding her daughter
| by Darren Thompson | Native News Online
The US government’s public presentation of the Federal Indian Boarding School Initiative Investigative Report on May 11 is being called “historic” and “monumental.” It is the first time the federal government has admitted to funding and supporting Indian boarding schools and the…
Kern County Sheriff's Office monitors annual report cover
| by Kristin Vartan and Muska Olumi | 23ABC
The California Department of Justice (DOJ) is asking residents of Kern County, California, to weigh in on how they think the Kern County Sheriff’s Office (KCSO) is performing. These listening sessions will help the office meet the requirements of a stipulated judgment issued by DOJ in 2020.…