Closer Look with Rose Scott

PAD responds to overcrowding at Fulton County’s jail; Communication app for children now available in South Africa; The Healthcare Georgia Foundation receives $9 million donation

November 21, 2022

Moki Macias, the executive director of Policing Alternatives and Diversion Initiative (PAD), discusses the findings of the Justice Policy Board’s analysis of Fulton County’s jail population that calls for more diversion work to reduce overcrowding.

MaryAnn Romski, a regents’ professor in Georgia State’s Department of Communication and Department of Psychology, discusses a new web-based app designed to improve the communication skills of children with developmental disorders who live in developing countries.

Plus, Kristy Klein Davis, the president and CEO of the Healthcare Georgia Foundation, discusses how a $9 million donation from philanthropist MacKenzie Scott will be used to improve and advance the health and well-being of all Georgians

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