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Erin Espinosa, PhD, a senior researcher at Evident Change since 2019, has been promoted to Director of Research. Espinosa brings a wealth of experience to this role. In her more than 20 years working in and…
Georgina Mendoza McDowell is a new policing fellow at Evident Change, bringing her expertise to the team charged with…
| by David Crary | ABC News
The COVID-19 pandemic has helped expose the pervasiveness of racial inequities in US society, including many that drive families of color into child welfare system involvement at rates that are disproportionate to other families. Heightened awareness of this reality has inspired recommendations…

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May 5, 2021 | By Debra Illingworth Greene
Deajah Nunn
When Deajah Nunn joined Evident Change as a youth advisor in 2020, she brought along her own interests and concerns as a former foster youth. Happily—for both Deajah and her colleagues—that’s exactly why she was here. Deajah was living in transitional housing for former foster youth (Transitional Ho…
April 21, 2021 | Bill James, LCSW
Everyone knows you shouldn’t stare constantly at the dashboard while driving. But what would happen if you never looked at your dashboard? You would risk not seeing a maintenance light come on or unexpectedly run out of gas—two situations that could lead to danger.  SafeMeasures® is a data report…
March 19, 2021 | Joe Dole
I wrote “The Case For Why Violent Offenders Deserve Parole” in the months prior to the founding of Parole Illinois, an organization that advocates for sentencing reform and decarceration in general. Having our own organization directed by impacted people gives us a megaphone to be heard. So too do…

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