Rhode Island KIDS COUNT thanks Jessy Donaldson for 4 years of service first as Deputy Director and then as Research Analyst. During her time with us, she focused attention on racial and ethnic disparities in the child welfare and juvenile justice systems, advocated for comprehensive, personalized services for older youth aging out of the child welfare system, and worked to ensure that we had a complete count during the 2020 Census. Jessy has taken a new position as Director of Health Services for Head Start at the East Bay Community Action Program.
Rhode Island KIDS COUNT will be hiring a Policy Analyst in the areas of child welfare and juvenile justice. To apply: Please see job posting here. The deadline for applications is August 13, 2021.