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Join a Webinar on Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Youth Incarceration
Join the Coalition for Juvenile Justice (CJJ) for the webinar “Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Youth Incarceration” on Monday, December 4 from 3:00 – 4:00 p.m. ET. During the webinar, CJJ will explore recent research findings from The Sentencing Project regarding disproportionate minority contact (DMC). In addition, presenter Joshua Rovner, Juvenile Justice Advocacy Associate at The Sentencing Project, will discuss potential solutions related to this ongoing problem.
The Sentencing Project’s DMC research examines the rate at which youth of color are incarcerated as compared to their white peers. Their findings show that:
- African-American youth are five times more likely to be incarcerated than white youth,
- Native-American youth are three times more likely to be incarcerated than white youth, and
- Latino youth are 65 percent more likely to be held in detention.
Read more and register for the webinar today.
View this webinar on the TTA Catalog.