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King County responds to racial disparities in the juvenile justice system

Community organizers continue to voice their opposition to the youth detention center proposed to replace the existing one despite King County’s plans to move forward. Organizers say it’s not just about a building, it’s about the racial inequity of the prison system. On Tuesday, King County Executive Dow Constantine announced measures to address racial disparity in the juvenile justice system. KBCS News & Public Affairs Director Sonya Green discusses the latest news and reactions with South Seattle Emerald Founder and Executive Director, Marcus Green, a member of the Office of Performance, Strategy, and Budget Office of King County Executive Dow Constantine, Criminal Justice Strategy Manager, Dave Chapman and Plymouth Church United Church of Christ Associate Minister, Brandon Duran.

 

Additional Links:

No New Jim Crow Seattle

End the Prison Industrial Complex (EPIC) Seattle

No New Youth Jail 

Youth Undoing Institutional Racism

 

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