Author: Martha Jasso

Anti-Human Trafficking Pledge
Crittenton Action Alert: SB 982 End the Demand for Human Trafficking

Dear Support Base, Crittenton is asking for you to help us tell Johns and Traffickers that our children are not for sale. Senator Bob Huff  has introduced SB 982 to increase penalties for predators who solicit minors for sex, and your support is vital to ensuring that we are successful in ending the demand that is the lifeblood of domestic minor sex trafficking. It's time for...

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Crittenton Joins Various Cities for Child Abuse Prevention Month Awareness

April 1, 2014 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Crittenton Services for Children and Families Martha Jasso, Director of Communications (714) 680-6008 mjasso@crittentonsocal.org   SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA – Crittenton Services for Children and Families (CSCF) is pleased to join the cities of Compton, Pomona, Fullerton, San Bernardino, and Long Beach in acknowledging the plight of children whose lives are being shattered by child abuse, and is calling on the local community for continued support in stopping...

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Crittenton at 39th Annual Conference on Forensic Mental Health

March 10, 2014 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Crittenton Services for Children and Families Martha Jasso, Director of Communications (714) 680-6008 mjasso@crittentonsocal.org   MONTEREY, Calif. – Crittenton Services for Children and Families (CSCF) is proud to announce that Dr. Barbara Hernandez, Vice President of Community Based Services, CSCF is an invited guest speaker at the 39th Annual Conference on Forensic Mental Health: The Joining of Art and Science on March 20, 2014. [caption id="attachment_2100" align="alignleft"...

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Crittenton Foster Care to Present at 2014 Childhood Grief and Traumatic Loss Conference

March 4, 2014 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Crittenton Services for Children and Families Martha Jasso, Director of Communications (714) 680-6008 mjasso@crittentonsocal.org   PASADENA, Calif. – Crittenton Services for Children and Families (CSCF) is proud to announce that Ana Eykel, Vice President of Foster Care Services, CSCF, and Cynthia Schroder, Clinical Director of Foster Care Services, CSCF have been selected as workshop presenters at the 10th Annual Conference on Childhood Grief and Traumatic Loss...

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Crittenton’s Mystery Night 2014

February 27, 2014 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Contact: Crittenton Services for Children and Families Martha Jasso, Director of Communications (714) 680-6008 mjasso@crittentonsocal.org   FULLERTON, Calif. – Crittenton Services for Children and Families (CSCF) will host the annual mystery-dinner fundraiser, Mystery Night, on Sunday, March 23, 2014 starting at 5 pm. The fundraiser will once again be held at Angelo’s & Vinci’s Ristorante on 550 N. Harbor Blvd. Fullerton, Calif. Since 1999 this annual tradition combines...

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Crittenton’s CEO to Speak at Vanguard University’s Ensure Justice 2014

February 26, 2014 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Crittenton Services for Children and Families Martha Jasso, Director of Communications (714) 680-6008 mjasso@crittentonsocal.org   COSTA MESA, Calif. – Crittenton Services for Children and Families (CSCF) is proud to announce that Chief Executive Officer, Joyce Capelle, has been invited to participate as a panelist at this year’s Ensure Justice Conference hosted by the Global Center for Women and Justice at Vanguard University. [caption id="attachment_2193" align="alignleft" width="199"] Joyce...

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Orange County Board of Supervisors 4th District Update

The Office of Shawn Nelson, Orange County Board of Supervisors, visits Crittenton Services for Children and Families as the non-profit recognized a national Human Trafficking Day last week to coincide with the White House’s issue of a Presidential Proclamation declaring January 2014 as National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month.  ...

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Bipartison Support for Ending the Sexual Exploitation of Children in California.
SB 982: Ending the Cycle of Sexual Exploitation

I’m honored to be working with Los Angeles County Supervisor Don Knabe and a committed group of lawmakers on a bipartisan effort to end child sex trafficking in California. The legislative effort involves the work and cooperation of. Sen. Ted Lieu, Sen. Holly Mitchell, Sen. Jerry Hill, Sen. Marty Block, Assemblymember Susan Talamantes Eggman and the human-rights group California Against Slavery. Some of this legislation –...

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2014 Federal Legislation

Priority legislation being considered by the federal government identified for its impact to the clients, staff and communities of Crittenton.   HR 1732 (Bass) Strengthening the Child Welfare Response to Human Trafficking Act Requires state child welfare agencies that receive federal funds to report on current efforts and/or their future plans to address human trafficking and CSEC in their care, and mandates data collection on human trafficking by...

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2014 State Legislation

Priority legislation being considered by California's legislature identified for its impact to the clients, staff and communities of Crittenton.   AB 1441 (Stone) Pupils in foster care: transfers between schools: educational record: course credit (Died in Committee) Clarifies procedures for the transfer of students in foster care between schools by requiring the education agency from which the student is transferring to complete the education record and determine credits earned...

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