Please Be Advised

In response to the State of Emergency

 declared across North Carolina and within Mecklenburg County; the Racial Equity Workshops throughout the months of March and April are cancelled.

Should you have any questions;  please email RMJJ Administrative Assistant Jerry Boyce Jr. at: jerry.w.boyce@nccourts.org

General

[cs_content][cs_section parallax=”false” style=”margin: 0px;padding: 0px 0px 45px;”][cs_row inner_container=”false” marginless_columns=”false” style=”margin: 0px auto;padding: 0px;”][cs_column fade=”false” fade_animation=”in” fade_animation_offset=”45px” fade_duration=”750″ type=”1/1″ style=”padding: 0px;”][x_custom_headline level=”h2″ looks_like=”h3″ accent=”false” class=”mtn mbn”]Child Welfare[/x_custom_headline][x_accordion][x_accordion_item title=”Finding Families for AA Children: The Role of Race & Law in Adoption from Foster Care” open=”true”]This report provides an overview of the Multi-Ethnic Placement Act of 1994 (MEPA) and the Interethnic Adoption Provisions Amendment (MEPA-IEP).
View report[/x_accordion_item][x_accordion_item title=”Policy Actions to Reduce Racial D&D in Child Welfare: A Scan of 11 States” open=”false”]This report is the foundation of RMJJ’s Six Dimensions of Change.  It identifies the strategies developed in 11 states to address disproportionality and disparities through policy measures.  View report[/x_accordion_item][x_accordion_item title=”Disproportionality of Minorities in Child Welfare: Synthesis of Research Findings” open=”false”]Predecessor to Synthesis of Research on Disproportionality in Child Welfare: An Update. Impact of “child-oriented” services is assessed for the over-representation of children of color in the CW system.
View report[/x_accordion_item][x_accordion_item title=”Minorities as Majority: Disproportionality in Child Welfare and Juvenile Justice” open=”false”]Child Welfare League of America, Nov./Dec. 2002 issue of Child’s Voice.
View report[/x_accordion_item][x_accordion_item title=”Practices that Mitigate the Effects of Racial/Ethnic Disproportionality in the Child Welfare System” open=”false”]View Report[/x_accordion_item][x_accordion_item title=”Study of Outcome for African American Children in Minnesota's Child Protection System” open=”false”]A report to the 2002 Minnesota Legislature. View Report[/x_accordion_item][x_accordion_item title=”Disproportionality in CPS: Statewide Reform Effort Begins with Examination of the Problem” open=”false”]View Report[/x_accordion_item][x_accordion_item title=”Racial Disparity in Foster Care Admissions” open=”false”]Trends of entry rate disparities at the county level, accounting for age of the child, characteristics of the local population, and characteristics of the household. By Fred Wulczyn & Bridgette Lery (2007) Chapin Hall
View paper[/x_accordion_item][x_accordion_item title=”Disproportionality in CPS: The Preliminary Results of Statewide Reform Efforts in Texas” open=”false”]View Report[/x_accordion_item][/x_accordion][/cs_column][/cs_row][cs_row inner_container=”false” marginless_columns=”false” style=”margin: 0px auto;padding: 0px;”][cs_column fade=”false” fade_animation=”in” fade_animation_offset=”45px” fade_duration=”750″ type=”1/1″ style=”padding: 0px;”][x_custom_headline level=”h2″ looks_like=”h3″ accent=”false” class=”mtn mbn”]Education[/x_custom_headline][x_accordion][x_accordion_item title=”Breaking School Rules: A Statewide Study of How School Discipline Relates to Students’ success and Juvenile Justice Involvement” open=”true”]A recent and unprecedented study of nearly one million Texas public school students, followed for over six years, reveals nearly 60 percent were either suspended or expelled. By Fabelo et al. (2011)
View report[/x_accordion_item][x_accordion_item title=”Examining Racial Disproportionality in CPS Case Services” open=”false”]By Sarah A. Font, Lawrence M. Berger, Kristen S. Slack
View Report[/x_accordion_item][x_accordion_item title=”14 Disturbing Stats About Racial Inequality in American Public Schools” open=”false”]Black students account for 18% of the country’s pre-K enrollment, but 48% with multiple out-of-school suspensions. By Steven Hsieh View report[/x_accordion_item][x_accordion_item title=”When the rules are fair, but the game isn’t” open=”false”]Monopoly Game about educational inequality. Studied at NC A&T State University. By Muktha Jost, Edward L Whitfield, & Mark Jost
View report[/x_accordion_item][x_accordion_item title=”Culturally Proficient Education: An Asset-Based Response to Conditions of Poverty” open=”false”]Counters the perspective that students from low-income backgrounds come to school with certain deficits that prevent them from learning. Seeks to maximize educational opportunities for all students, independent of students’ socioeconomic status. By Randall B. Lindsey, Michelle S. Karns, Keith T. Myatt (2010) Corwin Press[/x_accordion_item][x_accordion_item title=”What Is It About Me You Can't Teach?” open=”false”]Focuses on research conducted in the last 20 years that shows what urban teachers can do to add new knowledge and skills to their repertoire of teaching so that students can increase their own achievement. By Eleanor Renee Rodriguez & James A. Bellanca (2006) Corwin Press[/x_accordion_item][x_accordion_item title=”Privilege, Power, and Difference ” open=”false”]Theoretical model for thinking about systems of privilege and difference. Writing in accessible, conversational prose, text includes examples that enable students to see the impact of privilege. By Allan G. Johnson (2005) McGraw-Hill Companies[/x_accordion_item][x_accordion_item title=”How to Teach Students Who Don't Look Like You ” open=”false”]Examines the impact that culture has on the learning process and includes trends in education, e.g., standards-based, culturally responsive lesson planning and instruction, differentiated instruction, RTI, etc. By Bonnie M. Davis (2005) Corwin Press[/x_accordion_item][x_accordion_item title=”Courageous Conversations About Race” open=”false”]Looks at the achievement gap; explains the need for conversations about race so educators understand why performance inequity persists, and how to develop curricula that promote true academic parity. By By Glenn E. Singleton and Curtis W. Linton (Corwin Press, 2005)[/x_accordion_item][x_accordion_item title=”Anti-Bias Curriculum: Tools for Empowering Young Children ” open=”false”]An anti-bias curriculum can be used to help young children develop anti-bias attitudes, learn to think critically, and speak up when they believe something is unfair. By Louise Derman-Sparks (1989) NAEYC Press[/x_accordion_item][/x_accordion][/cs_column][/cs_row][cs_row inner_container=”false” marginless_columns=”false” style=”margin: 0px auto;padding: 0px;”][cs_column fade=”false” fade_animation=”in” fade_animation_offset=”45px” fade_duration=”750″ type=”1/1″ style=”padding: 0px;”][x_custom_headline level=”h2″ looks_like=”h3″ accent=”false” class=”mtn mbn”]Education – Data[/x_custom_headline][x_accordion][x_accordion_item title=”Civil Rights Data Collection” open=”true”]Civil Rights Data Collection is a first-of-its-kind national data tool for analyzing equity and educational opportunities.[/x_accordion_item][/x_accordion][/cs_column][/cs_row][cs_row inner_container=”false” marginless_columns=”false” style=”margin: 0px auto;padding: 0px;”][cs_column fade=”false” fade_animation=”in” fade_animation_offset=”45px” fade_duration=”750″ type=”1/1″ style=”padding: 0px;”][x_custom_headline level=”h2″ looks_like=”h3″ accent=”false” class=”mtn mbn”]General[/x_custom_headline][x_accordion][x_accordion_item title=”The Color of Wealth: The Story Behind the U.S. Racial Wealth Divide” open=”true”]Suggests that until government policy tackles disparities in wealth, not just income, the US will never have racial or economic justice. For every dollar owned by the average White family in the US, the average family of color has less than a dime. By Lui, Robles, Leonder-Wright, Brewer, & Anderson (2006)[/x_accordion_item][x_accordion_item title=”The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness” open=”false”]Good resource for a racial equity analysis of data and the workings of the criminal justice system. By M. Alexander[/x_accordion_item][x_accordion_item title=”The War on Marijuana in Black and White” open=”false”]Billions of dollars wasted on racially biased arrests.
View report[/x_accordion_item][x_accordion_item title=”How black land became white sand: The racial erosion of the U.S. coasts” open=”false”]View Report[/x_accordion_item][/x_accordion][/cs_column][/cs_row][cs_row inner_container=”false” marginless_columns=”false” style=”margin: 0px auto;padding: 0px;”][cs_column fade=”false” fade_animation=”in” fade_animation_offset=”45px” fade_duration=”750″ type=”1/1″ style=”padding: 0px;”][x_custom_headline level=”h2″ looks_like=”h3″ accent=”false” class=”mtn mbn”]Healthcare[/x_custom_headline][x_accordion][x_accordion_item title=”Why Racism is a Public Health Issue” open=”true”]Racism and privilege continue a serious toll on the African American community’s health. By Tara Culp-Ressler View paper[/x_accordion_item][/x_accordion][/cs_column][/cs_row][cs_row inner_container=”false” marginless_columns=”false” style=”margin: 0px auto;padding: 0px;”][cs_column fade=”false” fade_animation=”in” fade_animation_offset=”45px” fade_duration=”750″ type=”1/1″ style=”padding: 0px;”][x_custom_headline level=”h2″ looks_like=”h3″ accent=”false” class=”mtn mbn”]Juvenile Justice[/x_custom_headline][x_accordion][x_accordion_item title=”Disproportionate Minority Contact Technical Assistance Manual By OJJDP” open=”true”]This manual provides information and guidance on DMC identification and monitoring, assessment, intervention, and evaluation.
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