New Blog Post - The Interface of Community with Decreasing Racial Disparities

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New Blog Post - The Interface of Community with Decreasing Racial Disparities

June 4, 2012 | by Isami Arifuku

As juvenile justice agencies wrestle with how to decrease the overrepresentation of youth of color, a phenomenon that frequently emerges is that even though the number of arrests and bookings into juvenile hall may decrease, youth of color either maintain or increase their level of overrepresentation. This blog re-examines the literature on addressing racial and ethnic disparities to understand why decreasing racial disparities was so difficult to accomplish and to learn the practices of those who were successful.

Click here to read this blog post by Isami Arifuku.