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Child Policy Director Leads Social Justice Think Tank “In the Prisons” Plenary Session

Date posted: August 22nd, 2014

Social Justice Think Tank 2013

In November 2013, the Social Justice Institute at Case Western Reserve University held a Social Justice Think Tank, “Educating for Struggle: In the Academy, Schools, Prisons, and Streets.” Schubert Center Child Policy Director Gabriella Celeste moderated the second Plenary session, “Educating for Struggle…In the Prisons.” The session featured panelists Dan Berger, assistant professor, Comparative Ethnic Studies, [...read more]

Cuyahoga County Launches “Fostering Connections & Community for Young People Aging Out of Foster Care”

Date posted: July 24th, 2014

Fostering Connections Breakout 1

On July16, the first of several Ohio Fostering Connections community forums convened in Cleveland, to discuss extending supportive services to foster youth through age 21. The Cuyahoga County Division of Children and Family Services (DCFS), YWCA of Greater Cleveland, [...read more]

Schubert Participates in “Kids for Cash” Film Panel Discussion

Date posted: June 26th, 2014

On Tuesday, April 22, 2014, Schubert Center Policy Director Gabriella Celeste participated in a panel discussion of Kids for Cash, as part of a statewide conversation on juvenile incarceration and opportunities for improving policy and practice. The film documents the story of a once-celebrated judge from small town Pennsylvania who placed thousands of children behind [...read more]

Schubert Center Joins Quarterman Amicus Brief to the Ohio Supreme Court

Date posted: May 27th, 2014

On March 10, 2014 the Schubert Center, with the assistance of faculty associate Jessie Hill, associate dean for faculty development and research at the CWRU School of Law, joined 16 other organizations with the Children’s Law Center in submitting an amicus or “friend of the court” brief to the Ohio Supreme Court in support of [...read more]

Schubert Center Director and Faculty Associates Receive $2.3 Million to Examine Neighborhood Influence on Child Maltreatment

Date posted: May 2nd, 2014

Schubert Center Director, Jill Korbin, along with faculty associates Jim Spilsbury, Claudia Coulton and David Crampton received a $2.3 million grant from the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development to investigate how neighborhoods influence child maltreatment rates. Led by Principal Investigator, Jim Spilsbury, the team of researchers [...read more]