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Evident Change Is Hiring a Chief Legal and Operating Officer

September 28, 2021 | by Evident Change

Evident Change is hiring a chief legal and operating officer (CLOO) to be based in our Madison, Wisconsin, office. This 75%-time position will combine the responsibilities of direct oversight and...

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Announcing the 2021 Media for a Just Society Award Finalists

September 9, 2021 | by Evident Change

Evident Change is proud to announce the finalists for the 2021 Media for a Just Society Awards. Each year, we recognize media from across the United States that further public...

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Evident Change Report Leads to Clearinghouse Inclusion of Parents Anonymous®

September 8, 2021 | by Evident Change

Parents Anonymous was rated a “supported practice” by the Title IV-E Prevention Services Clearinghouse based on an Evident Change study. This rating allows child welfare agencies across the country to...

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The Kresge Foundation Features Evident Change Rebranding Effort in Latest Newsletter

July 23, 2021 | by Evident Change

The work of Evident Change has expanded and evolved significantly since our founding in 1907. We have grown our expertise in evidence-based research that leads to more just and equitable...

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Georgina Mendoza McDowell Talks Collaborative Policing Reform

July 16, 2021 | by Evident Change

Georgina Mendoza McDowell, a policing fellow at Evident Change, is featured in a new episode of the podcast Dastardly Cleverness in the Service of Good. She speaks to the growing...

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New Partnership to Update SDM® System in Australia

June 30, 2021 | by Evident Change

Evident Change recently kicked off a multi-year project with the New South Wales Department of Communities and Justice (DCJ) in Australia. A key part of this collaboration is a quality...

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Illinois DCFS to Begin Trainings to Ensure LGBTQ Youth Have “Safe and Affirming Places”

June 29, 2021 | by Natalie Pierre | State Journal Register

After a state audit revealed substandard practices by the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) regarding LGBTQ youth in the agency’s care, DCFS announced that it will redevelop...

Historic Deception Bill Passes Illinois Legislature

May 30, 2021 | by Innocence Project

Illinois has passed legislation that specifically prohibits law enforcement officers from making false claims while interrogating youth. Using deception in such situations is shown to increase the likelihood of false...

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Kenisha E. Anthony Entered the Foster Care System When She Was 4 and Aged Out of It. Now She’s Working to Change It.

May 28, 2021 | by Victoria Uwumarogie | Essence

A difficult childhood in the foster care system couldn’t hold back Kenisha E. Anthony. She was a first-generation college graduate, received a master’s degree, and became a social worker. She...

Meet Our Judges for the 2021 Distinguished Achievement Award

May 19, 2021 | by Evident Change

Evident Change is proud to announce the guest judges for the 2021 Distinguished Achievement Award. As the top honor of our Media for a Just Society Awards, the Distinguished Achievement...