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Blue Ribbon Commission

The Usual Suspects

LA’s child welfare community mulls who should head up the newly created Office of Child Protection. Today, Los Angeles County’s five-member Board of Supervisors is scheduled to consider candidates for the newly minted Office of […]

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Blue Ribbon Commission

Preventive Analytics

How can big data help improve child maltreatment response and prevention? At 18, Miranda Sheffield got the shock of her life when a pregnancy test came up positive. Sheffield’s first reaction was “devastation, disappointment, depression, tragedy: […]

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Blue Ribbon Commission

Los Angeles Supes Urged to Take Action on Maltreatment Prevention and Child Abuse Reporting System

On Tuesday, the transition team tasked with implementing the recommendations of the Blue Ribbon Commission on Child Protection called on the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors to move faster toward increased child safety. The […]