Conference on Racial Disparities

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The Coalition for Juvenile Justice is holding its National DMC Conference October 23 – 25.  The OJJDP is expected to share preliminary results from the 2010 Disproportionate Minority Contact survey.   Some of the sessions will focus on:

  • Policies that unfairly shift youth of color into the juvenile justice system
  • Diverting youth of color: What a community with limited resources can do
  • The role of Schools in combating DMC
  • Effective police interactions with youth

The conference is in Jersey City, New Jersey. Details here.

http://www.juvjustice.org/media/resources/public/resource_451.pdf

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