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We were joined by Clelia A. Scaccia, LMSW.  Clelia is a social worker, driven by improving opportunities and conditions of youth involved in, or at risk for involvement in, the juvenile justice system. Her experience spans delinquency diversion and prevention, the juvenile justice system, and education and youth services.  

And Clelia now works a coordinator for Gender Responsive Services and Family Engagement at St. Louis County Juvenile Office. Clelia discussed what being Gender Responsiveness in the Juvenile Justice System.  Also discussed was preventing at-risk youth from entering the justice system and how YOU can help.

Here are some resources to find out more about what’s being done to increase gender responsiveness in the juvenile justice system and what can be done to prevent at-risk young people from entering the justice system: Vera Institute of Justice, Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, The Georgetown Law Center: Initiative on Gender Justice & Opportunity, Georgetown Law:  Gender, Justice, & Opportunity, Vera.org/Girls-Matter, Girls in the Juvenile Justice System, Understanding and Responding to Girls’ Delinquency.


Clelia Scaccia, LMSW


Also, Frank Claudio Emanuele, Jr., FICF, joined us to discuss Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace: Best Practices and Policies. You can contact Frank for more information at:  femanuele@snet.net.  And find out more about Diversity & Inclusion Workshops that are available to help you to create a more vibrant and creative workplace!

Frank Claudio Emanuele, Jr.


And Dr. Mara on what living a passionate life looks like during a pandemic!  What is your dharma?


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