Date posted: August 12th, 2016
The National Juvenile Defender Center released a report called “Defend Children: A Blueprint for Effective Juvenile Defender Services.” The report can be accessed here. NPR covered the release and the full NPR story can be viewed here. Check out more on a year of action in support of juveniles’ right to counsel as we approach the 50th anniversary of In re Gault.
Date posted: June 13th, 2016
How Do We Help Parents Make Lasting Change? The Westside Community House (WSCH) Wrap for Success program is designed to facilitate and increase social activity and support among parents who partake in West Side Community House’s parenting classes. …Read more.
Date posted: April 4th, 2016
On March 28, the Supreme Court of Ohio announced new rules for limiting the use of shackling in courts for children under 18. The rule creates the presumption that physical restraint will not be used unless the judge supervising the case believes there is a safety threat or a flight risk. …Read more.
Date posted: March 17th, 2016
Childhood Studies students spent their spring break (March 6-10) meeting with government and nongoverment agencies, think tanks, legislators and staff, and advocacy organizations to discuss current child policy as part of CHST 302. …Read more.
Date posted: February 25th, 2016
Karen Long, Anisfield-Wolf Book Awards Manager, posted a blog on Dr. Michelle Martin’s talk “Brown Gold: African-American Children’s Literature as a Genre of Resistance.” Read the blog here. …Read more.
Date posted: February 23rd, 2016
The Schubert Center hosted Dr. Michelle Martin, Augusta Baker Chair Professor of Childhood Literacy at the University of South Carolina, for a keynote lecture on February 18. Earlier that day, she was interviewed on A Sound of Applause. …Read more.
Date posted: February 23rd, 2016
On February 18, 2016, the Schubert Center hosted Michelle Martin, PhD, Augusta Baker Chair of Childhood Literacy at the University of South Carolina, for “Brown Gold: African American Children’s Literature as a Genre of Resistance.” Martin traced the history of the portrayal of Black children in literature, with a focus on how depictions by Black authors challenged previous racist portrayals.
Date posted: January 15th, 2016
On January 12, 2016, the Schubert Center hosted Dr. Nazha Abughali and Dr. Christine Alexander-Rager of MetroHealth for “Innovative Partnerships for Healthy Children and Youth” as a continuation of the 2015-2016 Conversation Series. They spoke about partnerships that MetroHealth has established with Cuyahoga County Division of Child and Family Services (DCFS) and Cleveland Metropolitan School District (CMSD).
Date posted: November 17th, 2015
On November 12, 2015, the Schubert Center continued their 2015-2016 Conversation Series with “Building a Medical and Legal Team for Child Advocacy.” Sylvia Caley, JD, Associate Clinical Professor at Georgia State University College of Law, and Robert Pettignano, MD, Clinical Professor at Georgia State University and Medical Director of Health Law Partnership (HeLP), spoke about their work creating a medical legal partnership (MLP) at Georgia State University. …Read more.
Date posted: November 9th, 2015
On November 5, 2015, the Schubert Center hosted Claudia Coulton of the Center for Urban Poverty and Community Development for “Exploring the Impact of Foster Care and Juvenile Justice Involvement on Future Youth Outcomes.” Colton spoke about her research on the impact of adolescent involvement in the juvenile justice and foster care systems on transitions into adulthood. …Read more.
Date posted: October 5th, 2015
On October 1, 2015, Dr. Annemarie Grassi, CEO of Open Doors Academy, opened the 2015-2016 Schubert Center Conversation series with the talk, “The Fish vs the Fisherman: Equipping Youth with the Tools to Thrive.” Dr. …Read more.