Nikki Niles is the first program manager for Olmsted County’s Diversity, Equity, and Community Outreach Team. She is charged with overseeing the work of four community outreach workers on the Law Enforcement Liaison Team, in addition to the county’s Pretrial Services Team (which Niles developed) and its Children on Incarcerated Parents program.
Archive for August 2020
Thanks in part to the economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, don’t bank on a big cost-of-living adjustment (COLA) for your Social Security benefits in 2021.
“It’s 2020. Why are we asking people to accept the unacceptable because their economic well-being depends on it?” asks Roy (above).
Mariah Andrignis, right, a social worker from Downtown Emergency Service Center (DESC) who contracts with the Seattle Police Department to help with crisis response, works with officer Grayson while speaking with a witness at the scene of a fatal stabbing in front of Seattle Fire Department’s Station 5 along Alaskan Way in downtown Seattle.
The problem is widespread, but research has identified several common risk factors for domestic minor sex trafficking (DMST): age, ethnicity, sexuality and housing status.
It started three years ago: a troubling case for a veteran mental-health professional that involved a young girl with serious health issues and a history of severe trauma.
The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) has entered a legally binding agreement with the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) to improve support for deaf customers accessing its services by telephone.