Disproportionality & Disparities

Leading Social Transformations: A Case Study Update on Advancing the Common Good

This webinar follows-up on a case study published May 2021 focusing on methods for large-scale transformation in Canada’s family justice system. Four authors from the case study provide deeper context into the study’s tools and techniques and address the barriers to large-scale transformation societies face today.

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Structural Racism Booklet: Research and Policy Analyses

The National Prevention Science Coalition to Improve Lives has consolidated a 40-page booklet of factsheets documenting evidence of for structural racism across systems. Topics range from social determinants of health to racially disproportionate discipline in early childhood educational settings. On this website, you can also find many congressional briefings on significant issues including reducing poverty,

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How One State Achieved Breakthrough Improvements in a Highly Stressed Foster Care System

This webinar discusses Restore Hope Arkansas’ work in transforming Arkansas’ foster care system and highlights the process of creating and using strategy maps as a strategic framework to align many stakeholders, leverage innovative technology, and effectively engage community partners. The recording is available on-demand.

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30 Years of Knowledge Building for an Effective Kin-First Culture: A Natural Family Resource for Children in and out of the Child Welfare System

An examination of how child welfare policy in this country has failed children, youth, families, and their communities for decades and Black families since 1619. The timeline pictured gives the reader an outline of the failed policies impacting the poor, Black, and Brown families who have and are touching the child welfare system. Second, the

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Thriving Families Safer Children Equitable Compensation Taskforce Report

The Thriving Families Safer Children (TFSC) movement includes 22 sites nationwide as well as lived expert leaders and five national partner organizations. Inconsistent practices across sites and partner organizations in how lived expert partners are compensated have been observed (also referred to in this report as lived experience partners, individuals with lived experience, or LEX).

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Racial Equity Tools

There are two sections on this site that focus on organizational change. The PLAN/Issues section provides the concepts and frameworks to understand the change process, examples and ways to make one’s case and include case studies of organizations at different points in their change process. In the Organizational Change Process section of ACT/Strategies, there are

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