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Publication cover Just the Facts: a Snapshot of Incarcerated Hispanic Youth
May 3, 2012, Jose D. Saavedra
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the estimated population of Hispanic youth ages 10–17 in 2008 was 6.4 million, making up nearly 19% of all youth within that age group. In contrast to the…
Publication cover Men in Motion in the Community and the Philadelphia Latino Juvenile Justice Network: Reducing Disproportionate Minority Contact, Strengthening Reentry, and Building Community
Dec 8, 2011, National Council of La Raza
In Philadelphia and across the nation, Latino youth are disproportionately overrepresented in the juvenile justice system. Over the past five years, MIMIC and the Latino Juvenile Justice Network…
Publication cover Reauthorizing the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act: The Impact on Latino Youth
Feb 4, 2011, Marguerite Moeller
This paper analyzes the impact on Latino youth of the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act of 1974 and provides recommendations for a reauthorization of the law that takes a rational…
Publication cover Overcoming Language and Culture Barriers Using Evidence-Based Practices
Apr 29, 2008, National Council of La Raza (NCLR)
Summary, remarks and speaker biographies from the workshop "Defeating Language and Culture Barriers Using Evidence-Based Practices" held at the The National Council of La Raza (NCLR) 2007 Annual…
Publication cover LJJN: A Culturally Competent Model for Juvenile Justice Reform
Oct 25, 2007, Cassandra Villanueva
During the DMC Action Network's first annual meeting, one workshop outlined strategies for reviewing and modifying system processes through a cultural competence lens, and ensuring that the DMC…
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