"For kids in foster care, one trauma-induced outburst can lead to a lifelong entanglement with the criminal justice system.... The least we can do is give them just a little more time to be kids without worrying they’ll be taken into custody for it."
Opinion: Stop arrests of children in foster care
Instead of being helped to process their trauma, kids in foster care are sometimes...
RT @ava Worth your time. Strong piece by @jessica_roy from @latimes. Good practical advice for different kinds of folks, various situations. I particularly appreciate the paragraph about alternatives to calling police & I learned something new: the five Ds
How to be an ally: What you can do as a bystander to race-based harassment or violence
If you see someone harassing or being violent toward another person, what are your options to act and intervene ...
RT @First5LA #First5LA has named current EVP John Wagner to lead its Center for Child + Family Impact. This transition in Wagner’s work will provide teams w/ leadership +the opportunity to accelerate our systems change work. Read official announcement here
First 5 LA Names John Wagner to Lead the Center for Child and Family Impact - First 5 Los Angeles
For Immediate Release: March 30, 2021 Wagner to Help Evolve Systems Change Work to Improve Outcomes for Young Chil...
Hot off the presses! As many of you know our CEO / Founder (Stacy Johnson) was selected by NBC KXAN as one of the four finalists for their Texas Remarkable Woman competition. Today on LIVE TV we found out that she WON!
#KXAN #RemarkableWomen #NBC
RT @SkollFoundation: Advance #RacialJustice: We’re committed to championing leaders of color and advancing racial justice as we do our part to address centuries of subjugation and exploitation under racist systems. https://skoll.wf/3u7S8yK https://t.co/PRUOPRRDp9
RT @TXAllianceCFS: Please see this piece in today’s Houston Chronicle from Katie Olse, our CEO. She highlights the many factors leading to kids sleeping in state offices — and ways the #txlege can help.
Opinion: Keep Texas kids from sleeping in offices
The pandemic has made the squeeze on foster care capacity worse.
We are so excited to have Charmaine Utz as the moderator of our Rising Together Panel on Friday, April 30th! Charmaine and our inspiring panelists will be discussing how they are building more equitable organizations and communities. Head to https://buff.ly/3ugYvQJ to RSVP.
RT @TXICFW: In our March edition of News from the Field, we’re excited to share several trainings and monthly meetings from Girasol, as well as events and publications focused on social justice, race, and inequity in America. https://bit.ly/3seQMSx
RT @JuvLaw1975: Apply! Apply! http://jlc.org/careers @YouthFChange @Juv4Justice https://t.co/dSBffeVGja
RT @TNOYS: (1/3) TNOYS’ Week of Action for Youth starts today! Over the next four days, we’re rallying TNOYS members and young adult partners to make their voices heard and advocate for four important policy priorities. #txlege
RT @TheImprintNews “Rochelle has been an extraordinary leader focused on children,” said Jennifer Rodriguez, executive director of the @YouthLawCenter, “especially those who most need protection & who are often mischaracterized, overlooked & dismissed.” https://bit.ly/3tY3o0P
RT @DantweetsCA: California’s top court nixes cash bail for defendants who can’t afford it and don’t pose a threat
California’s top court ends cash bail for some defendants who can’t afford it
The Supreme Court ruling is a victory for criminal justice reformers, coming four months after California voters ref...
RT @NCRP: How funders can challenge white supremacy, shift power and follow the lead of youth organizers and BIPOC communities. #Philanthropy
6 Ways funders can support visionary freedom
How funders can challenge white supremacy, shift power and follow the lead of youth organizers and BIPOC communities
RT @npquarterly: Who determines best practice? And what are the relevant power relations? for
What Does an Equitable Executive Leadership Transition Look Like?
Many nonprofits follow “best practice” in conducting leadership succession. But what if “best practiceR...
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