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Ramadan 2024

Muslims worldwide will observe Ramadan beginning at sunset on March 10, 2024, and ending on April 9, 2024. Ramadan is considered to be the most sacred month in the Islamic faith and is the ninth month in the Islamic calendar. It commemorates the reveal of the Quran, the holy book for Muslims, which was revealed…

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Black History Month

Black History Month, celebrated every February, has roots stretching back more than a century. In 1915, Harvard historian Dr. Carter G. Woodson and minister Jesse E. Moorland founded an organization called the Association for the Study of Negro Life and History, which would launch Negro History Week. Thus began the practice of highlighting the countless…

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Dual-System Youth: Mapping an Agenda for Research and Policy

As many as half of young people who become involved with the youth justice system have previous involvement with the child welfare system—a group known as dual-system youth.1 Yet, as observed by the National Institute of Justice (NIJ), “many jurisdictions lack even a culture of collaboration between child welfare services and juvenile justice, [which is]…

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Veterans Day

Evident Change is honoring Veterans Day, celebrated every year on November 11. This day is dedicated to individuals who have served in the U.S. military. Evident Change expresses our gratitude to veterans for their bravery and service. HISTORICAL CONTEXT Veterans Day, formerly known as Armistice Day, originated in 1919 as a recognition of the first…

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