Senator Whitehouse helps to focus the discussion on juvenile justice and what we can do to give all young people a chance.
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Washington, DC – Early this morning, the U.S. Senate voted to approve the Republican budget resolution by a vote of 52-46.
On Tuesday, Senators Sheldon Whitehouse and Jack Reed (D-RI) announced their co-sponsorship of bipartisan legislation aimed at eradicating breast cancer by 2020.
Sponsored by Sen. Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.Va.), the… 1,154 more words
A Community Foundation Playing a Big Role in the Next Health Care Battle: Payment Reform - Inside Philanthropy: Fundraising Intelligence
Back in December, we wrote about the Rhode Island Foundation blazing a trail for health care reform by convening Rhode Island health care stakeholders and getting everyone to sign on to a reform agenda. 102 more words
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Washington, DC – Today President Obama and Vice President Biden convened a meeting at the White House to discuss criminal justice reform efforts with key members of Congress, including U.S.
Arnold's Latest Big Play: Corralling Unusual Bedfellows to Reform Criminal Justice - Inside Philanthropy: Fundraising Intelligence
We’ll say it again: We love watching the Laura and John Arnold Foundation do business. Why? Because whatever you may think of LJAF’s ideas, this funder is always angling for the big play. 140 more words
This Funder is Supporting the Data to Make Big Juvenile Justice Policy Changes - Inside Philanthropy
Youth advocates and their funders are hoping that 2015 is going to be a very good year for juvenile justice reform. The year is starting with bipartisan legislation submitted to congress by senators Sheldon Whitehouse (D-Rhode Island) and Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) which would overhaul outdated juvenile justice laws nationally, with a particular focus on ending imprisonment for status offenses, such as children who are truant, runaway, or violate curfew, alcohol, and tobacco laws. 47 more words