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What Is the Real Cost of Mass Incarceration?

When documentary producers first approached Beverly Walker about featuring her family in a film, the Milwaukee mother and grandmother knew what that meant: cameras trailing them, her cherished privacy breached. But her husband, Baron Walker,...
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Auditor General Eugene DePasquale Runs the Numbers on Child Welfare

During a seemingly routine audit, Auditor General Eugene A. DePasquale found troubling numbers for ChildLine, Pennsylvania’s 24-hour child-abuse hotline. All reports of child abuse made in Pennsylvania go through ChildLine, and the service is...
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Texas CPS- Insufficient Resources and Cover-Ups

Since the inception of child welfare programs in America, people have raised alarms about their shortcomings. Missed signs that lead to tragic outcomes become headline news stories and rallying cries for reform. But in...
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Protecting Our Nation’s Children: See Something, Say Something

In Bucks County, Pennsylvania, something did not look quite right. A neighbor was concerned that children were being harmed. She picked up the phone and made a call. This phone call, to the statewide child...


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