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Sheriff’s Department Reform in Antelope Valley Has Lagged for Years, Court Monitors Say

March 4, 2021 | 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...

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Amy Fry Joins Contracts Team

March 2, 2021 | 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...

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Aman Sebahtu Named Evident Change Director of Justice

March 2, 2021 | 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...

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Mass Incarceration: What YOU Can Do About It

February 23, 2021 | 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,...

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County and California DOJ Agree on Team Who Will Monitor KCSO

February 10, 2021 | 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...

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The Case for Providing Guaranteed Income to Kids Aging Out of Foster Care

February 5, 2021 | 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...

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Katie Meyer to Manage CAIS™/JAIS™

February 5, 2021 | by Evident Change

Evident Change is pleased to announce Katie Meyer as the new manager of the Juvenile Assessment and Intervention System™ (JAIS)/Correctional Assessment and Intervention System™ (CAIS). Meyer, a member of the...

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Racial Disparities in Youth Incarceration Persist

February 4, 2021 | by Josh Rovner | The Sentencing Project

Over the past decade, the number of youth who are incarcerated has dropped 50%—a remarkable decline, says a new report. However, the news is not all good. Black youth are...

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Tulane Expert on Race Honored for Book on Ferguson Uprising

December 17, 2020 | by Barri Bronston | Tulane News

Tulane News announced that Dr. Andrea Boyles, a sociologist at Tulane University, received the Evident Change 2020 Media for a Just Society Award in the book category for You Can’t...

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Announcing This Year’s Award Winners

December 9, 2020 | by Evident Change

Evident Change is pleased to announce the winners of this year’s Media for a Just Society Awards and Distinguished Achievement Award. These annual awards recognize media that further public understanding of adult...