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People putting their hands together
| by Evident Change
Evident Change is hiring a chief legal and operating officer (CLOO) to be based in our Madison, Wisconsin, office. This 75%-time position will combine the responsibilities of direct oversight and leadership of our human resources team and oversight of legal affairs. As in-house legal counsel for…
The Media for a Justice Society Awards plaques sitting on a table.
| by Evident Change
Evident Change is proud to announce the finalists for the 2021 Media for a Just Society Awards. Each year, we recognize media from across the United States that further public understanding of Evident Change’s focus areas, including child welfare, juvenile justice, adult justice, and adult…
A father is hugged by his son.
| by Evident Change
Parents Anonymous was rated a “supported practice” by the Title IV-E Prevention Services Clearinghouse based on an Evident Change study. This rating allows child welfare agencies across the country to pay for Parents Anonymous services with funding under the Family First Prevention Services Act…
Two women having a business meeting.
| by Evident Change
Are you passionate about advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion? Are you motivated to make social service and justice systems more effective, equitable, and just? If so, we’d love for you to join the Evident Change team. Evident Change is looking for a strategic leader who can…
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.
Georgina Mendoza McDowell
| by Evident Change
Policing fellow at Evident Change is featured on a brand-new podcast, speaking about policing reform.
A map of Australia highlighting New South Wales
| 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…
Healthcare and Family Services office building
| 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…
Illinois Senator Robert Peters, wearing a suit and medical mask, leans forward to speak into a microphone.
| 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…