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News of Interest

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…
| by Mark Courtney and Shanta Trivedi | The Lab
Many young adults are struggling financially, especially in the wake of economic devastation brought by COVID-19. Becoming independent is difficult, and many people in their early 20s are relying on their families for financial support and often a place to live. However, not all young people…
Katie Meyer
| by Evident Change
Evident Change is pleased to announce Katie Meyer as…