The Sounding Board
In the Sounding Board column, Dee Wilson writes that to address child suicides, there must be an all-in commitment to cultural change.
On Buffalo Streets, Outreach Workers Push for Freedom from Violence
The nonprofit SNUG helps prevent community violence and promote healing by working directly with young people.
With Promising Early Stats, Chicago Expanding a New Youth Violence Prevention Strategy
The full results won’t be in until next year on Choose 2 Change (C2C), a youth violence prevention effort in Chicago. But the city likes what it’s seen so far, and is expanding the reach a model that could well gain traction in other urban areas.
Not All Poor Youth are Violent, So Stop Funding Anti-Violence Programs that Way
You wouldn’t bring in a brain surgeon to treat a head cold, nor would you make a nutritionist singularly responsible for someone with a heart condition. And yet our approach to addressing youth violence in the city too often provides generic and isolated responses where tailored and collaborative ones would be more effective.
Caren Harp Sworn In As Head of Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention
Former Arkansas prosecutor Caren Harp, President Trump’s pick to serve as administrator of the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP), was sworn in on Friday and has taken over for Acting Administrator Eileen Garry, who has returned to her role as a deputy at the agency.
Three Free Juvenile Justice Webinars Planned for March
Three juvenile justice webinars will be available in March through partners of the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention. All it will cost you is time; they are all free through the magic of federal funding.
Chart: Child Welfare, Juvenile Justice and Youth Services in Obama’s 2016 Budget
As we do each year, The Imprint has compiled a chart for subscribers breaking down all of the president’s youth-related requests for this fiscal year. This chart takes subscribers through all of the child welfare and juvenile justice funding requested by the president, along with other selected lines related to family services or disadvantaged youths.
California Wellness Foundation Announces Changes to Its Priorities
On October 1, The California Wellness Foundation launched its new grant program, Advancing Wellness. The foundation went through a restructuring period and stopped accepting letters of interest last November. Not only are they currently accepting letters of interest on an ongoing basis, but they have streamlined the application process.
Major California Grant Maker TCWF Taps Judy Belk As New CEO
Philanthropy veteran Judy Belk will become The California Wellness Foundation’s next CEO on April 7, the Woodland Hills-based grant maker announced on its website. Belk will succeed Diana Bontá, who stepped down in June after just 18 months on the job.