Posts Tagged as "oakland"

From Oakland and LA: Finally, Good News on the School to Prison Pipeline

November 17, 2015 / By
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But while we acknowledge the progress that has been made, we must recognize how much further we have to go. There remains just over two million youth arrested each year in America. This would include the South Carolina girl and many like her where no video was taken. On any given day, there are nearly 70,000 youth incarcerated in the United States – six times the rate of England.

Conference Focuses on Implicit Bias and Social Justice

June 9, 2015 / By
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Implicit bias refers to ingrained prejudices informed by societal attitudes and stereotypes that affect how we interact with others. The concept has gained increased attention following the deaths of unarmed black men at the hands of local police in Missouri, New York and Baltimore.