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Opening comments at the Disproportionate Minority Contact (DMC) Summit

Mar 21, 2014

DMC is generally defined as the phenomenon of Black and Latino youth coming in contact with the criminal justice system in far greater numbers than they represented in the general population. This video features our opening comments and presentations: “What is Disproportionate Minority Contact?” -Mack McGee and JDAI and “Current Policy Efforts in Cook County” […]

A Summit Counsel for Children during Police Interrogations

Mar 06, 2014

Dr. Bryan Hogeveen from the Department of Sociology at the University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

Feb 26, 2014

MARCH 27, 2014 AT 4:30PM Through a Violent Lens: Colonialism and Violent Youth From where does youth violence emerge? Why are so many marginalized young people’s biographies told through a violent lens? In this talk, Dr. Hogeveen explores how violence lives are constituted at the apex of structural and micro conditions that become folded into […]

Black Young Men in America

Feb 12, 2014

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