Racial Disparity in Juvenile Facilities Increased as Overall Incarceration Plummeted, Report Says
Racial disparity in juvenile facilities may have widened as the overall number of youths declined in recent years, according to a report released today by the National Council on Crime and Delinquency.
The Money Behind My Brother’s Keeper: What’s Known So Far
President Obama hinted at White House initiative focused on assisting young men of color in his State of the Union, and officially introduced it as “My Brother’s Keeper” in late February.
Disparities in Child Welfare: Considering the Implementation of Differential Response
This brief is a precursor to forthcoming data and research about the impact, or lack of it, connected to differential response strategies in child welfare services. The concept has gained steam as a way to counter racial disproportionality in the child welfare system by offering voluntary services to families known to the system, but whom caseworkers believe can be assisted without an open child protection case.