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Kerriann Laubach is a senior at Washington and Lee University from Pittsburgh, PA majoring in Environmental Studies and Biology with a minor in Poverty and Human Capability Studies. This summer, she did an internship with Chester Youth Courts under Gregory Volz through the Shepherd Higher Education Consortium on Poverty.

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Stoneleigh Fellow

 

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Program Officer

Diana has extensive experience in grantmaking, public policy, and advocacy.   She has spent the bulk of her career working on behalf of vulnerable children, both domestically and abroad.  At the Stoneleigh Foundation, she oversees the Emerging Leader Fellowship program and has a focus on cross-systems work in the juvenile justice field.  Prior to joining Stoneleigh, she served as executive director of Save Africa’s Children,  where she led the disbursement of grants to hundreds of grassroots and faith-based organizations serving orphans and vulnerable childr

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Candace Putter has spent her career working to improve the lives of troubled teens. She currently serves as the executive director of the PACTT Alliance.   

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Guest Blogger

John Roman, Ph.D. is a senior fellow in the Justice Policy Center at the Urban Institute, where his research focuses on evaluations of innovative crime control policies and justice programs. Dr. Roman is also the executive director of the District of Columbia Crime Policy Institute (DCPI) and manages DCPI’s operations, provides oversight of all research, and leads the development and implementation of the cost-benefit model.

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Former Emerging Leader Fellow

 In these challenging fiscal times, policymakers want up-to-date information on how resources are being used to impact child outcomes. However, there is a lack of accessible and comprehensive data analysis that can be used to inform decision-making and public policy. Joelle worked with Pennsylvania Partnerships for Children (PPC) to change this reality.

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Former Emerging Leader Fellow

Child abuse does not respect state lines, but investigating abuse can be obstructed by jurisdictional gaps.  The procedures and policies for accepting and investigating child abuse and neglect allegations vary from state to state.  As such, a child whose case is screened out because of cross-jurisdictional location can fall through the cracks if they are deemed the responsibility of another state.  This project seeks to determine the extent to which ca

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Emerging Leader Fellow

Megan Stephens received her Bachelor’s in Business Administration from Temple University in 2013 and is on track to receive her Master's in Information Technology Auditing and Cyber Security in 2014. Megan has a strong background working in both the for profit and nonprofit sectors.

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Former Stoneleigh Fellow

 

Gregg Volz is a public interest lawyer whose career has focused on legal and economic strategies to help disadvantaged populations. He has worked in the City of Chester, Pennsylvania, for more than 11 years, first as Executive Director of Delaware County Legal Assistance and most recently in a private law practice with strong roots in supporting positive social programs in the community —and particularly in Chester.

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