The NY Task Force on Racial Disparity & Community Justice Network for Youth (of the Haywood Burns Institute in CA) invite you to a public meeting on reducing Disproportionate Minority Contact (DMC) and how everyone can participate in holding the system accountable and develop positive youth development programs locally.
What: Public Meeting: Learn How you can help Protect our Youth from the “Rail to Jail” - Building Community Safety, Fighting for Racial JusticeJuvenile Justice System Mapping.
When: 3-5pm, Friday, June 10, 2011
Where: Office of the Institute for Juvenile Justice Reform & Alternatives of the Center for NuLeadership - 510 Gates Avenue(btn Marcy & Tompkins), 1st Floor (turn left upon entering the building), Brooklyn, NY 11216. Call 718-502-8854 with any questions.
Who: Youth, parents, teachers, clergy, community board members, elected officials, advocates, youth development workers. . .anyone who believes that all of this boils down to how we raise our youth in our community and society-at-large, whether they are straight A students or “gangstas”.
Please RSVP by calling 718-502-8854 or emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org.