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Schubert Participates in “Kids for Cash” Film Panel Discussion

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 […]

Schubert Center Joins Quarterman Amicus Brief to the Ohio Supreme Court

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 […]

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

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 will study child maltreatment […]

Schubert Policy Director Leads Workshop on School Discipline Practices at OACCA Advocacy Conference

On April 29, Schubert Policy Director, Gabriella Celeste, along with Monica Ellis from the Ohio Office of Criminal Justice Services and Jane Wood from OhioGuidestone, conducted a workshop on school discipline practices at the Ohio Association of Child Caring Agencies, Inc.’s (OACCA) 2014 Advocacy Conference. The workshop highlighted how current Zero Tolerance policies have helped […]

Schubert Center Policy Director Participates in Panel Discussion for the Office of the Ohio Public Defender

Cash for Kids Panel

Photo: Kids for Cash panel On April 22, the Office of the Ohio Public Defender hosted a screening of the documentary Kids for Cash in Columbus, Ohio. Kids for Cash tells the story of two Pennsylvania judges who were receiving judicial kickbacks in return for imposing harsh sentences on juveniles in order to increase the number […]