The Salt Lake County Council has authorized Mayor Ben McAdams to move forward with three new possible Pay For Success (PFS) Projects. This month, the county announced the issues have been narrowed to: Maternal/child health […]
A foundation-funded initiative to reform juvenile justice in several California counties is progressing despite inconsistent buy-in from county leaders, according to an evaluation released this month. The Sierra Health Foundation launched the Positive Youth Justice […]
This report discusses an innovative intervention technique being used to combat housing needs for low income families. To read the research click HERE.
This presentation shows how to identify, prevent and respond to sex trafficking of minors and commercial sexual exploitation. To read the research click HERE.
The transition team appointed to initiate sweeping child protection reform in Los Angeles met for the first time in 2015 this week, and seemed to embrace an optimistic attitude. “A lot of times you wonder […]
The National Council on Crime and Delinquency (NCCD), an emerging leader in the Pay for Success movement, has issued a request for proposals for technical assistance related to feasibility studies for new projects. NCCD is […]
Every other week, The Chronicle of Social Change features one key indicator from Kidsdata.org, which offers comprehensive data about the health and well being of children across California. This week, we look at asthma diagnoses and asthma-related […]
In Youth Services Insider‘s humble opinion, there are two enormous blind spots that trump all others when it comes to data on disadvantaged youth. First is the outcomes related to trying juveniles in adult criminal court. The other […]