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News of Interest

| by John J. Lennon | The New York Times Magazine
Data on how COVID-19 has affected people who are incarcerated are available – perhaps most comprehensively through The Marshall Project. However, for a look behind the numbers, read John J…
| by Evident Change
Members of the Evident Change research team published a paper in the March issue of Children and Youth Services Review, an international, peer-reviewed journal. “The Impact of Parents Anonymous on Child Safety and Permanency” describes an Evident Change study that examined the effectiveness of…
María Gandarilla Ocampo
| by Evident Change
María Gandarilla Ocampo, MSW, is a new research fellow at Evident Change. A third-year social work doctoral student at Washington University, St. Louis, she brings her expertise to Evident Change when thinking through…
| by Eli Hager | The Marshall Project
Youth incarceration rates have fallen dramatically since 2000, and the uptick in releasing youth from detention during the pandemic has helped even more. However, it’s not all good news for youth and their families: Release rates for Black youth during the early stages of the pandemic trailed…
| by Chris Johnson | Washington Blade
A group of 66 House Democrats has asked the Biden administration to put back regulations that bar anti-LGBTQ discrimination among social services that receive federal funding from the US Department of Health and Human Services. The regulations were established during the Obama administration to…
| by Leila Miller | Los Angeles Times
A coalition of advocacy groups in the Antelope Valley area of Los Angeles County has started a campaign urging two local cities to end their contracts with the Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department (LASD).…
Amy Fry
| by Evident Change
Longtime Evident Change employee Amy Fry has taken on the role of contracts assistant, transferring to the accounting team. In her new role, Fry will focus on monitoring, amending, and renewing contracts as well as coordinating Evident…
Aman Sebahtu
| by Evident Change
Evident Change is pleased to announce that Aman Sebahtu is our new director of justice. In this role, Sebahtu will lead Evident Change’s work with adult and juvenile justice and community justice through grassroots reform and…
| by Evident Change
Free and open to all, this webinar will encourage conversations that challenge mass incarceration and the adult justice system in the United States. The San Francisco Black-Jewish (and Allies) Unity Group, which is hosting the webinar, plans to present specific ways to advocate for alternative…
| by Bakersfield Eyewitness News
Dr. Angie Wolf of Evident Change was named an independent co-monitor to help oversee a five-year plan of corrective actions agreed to by the Kern County [California] Sheriff’s Department and the California Department of Justice. The…