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| 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…
| | 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.


May 31, 2022 | Evident Change
Smiling African American girl swinging on a swing.
Our SafeMeasures® Tips and Tricks webinar series is attracting hundreds of people per session and great feedback from attendees. With its brief format and straightforward approach, each 30-minute webinar packs in a lot of useful information about navigating and using SafeMeasures. The series is gear…
May 31, 2022 | Deanna Jones
A group of people sitting in a circle, having a discussion.
Can you remember where you were 30 years ago? Fashion has changed a bit since then—some things are even back in style! The field of social work has also changed, due in part to a transformative meeting process that was created 30 years ago to benefit all parties at the table. The meeting process mad…
May 20, 2022 | The Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Team
A colorful graphic that says Celebrate Asian American & Pacific Islander Heritage Month
May is Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month. The term AAPI is generally used and includes all people of Asian, Asian American, or Pacific Islander descent. Why May? May 7, 1843, marks the first arrival of Japanese immigrants to the United States, and May 10, 1869, recognizes complet…


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