In 1966, the American “war on crime” began with Lyndon B. Johnson’s Special Message to the Congress on Crime and Law Enforcement. In this speech, he emphasized community wellbeing as justification for a massive federal investment in the criminal legal system. In the final words of this address, he stated that “the ways we deal… Read more →
Stacey Bevan is a PhD student at the University of Pennsylvania, where she is a Hillman Scholar of Nursing Innovation and Institute of Education Sciences Fellow. Her research is informed by supporting children and their families as a nurse in Philadelphia. Stacey’s scholarship focuses on pediatric mental health, immigration and interventions that promote health equity.