Video and Multimedia
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Video 1: The Color of Justice
Description: A CPTV original documentary about Connecticut's juvenile justice system. Statistics collected over 17 years indicate that minority children are treated more harshly than White children when it comes to sanctions within the juvenile justice system.
Video 2: Detroit Impact
Description: This interview discusses where we are today when it comes to perceptions of institutional racism.
Audio 1: Running Away or Skipping School Could Get a Kid Locked Up. Now That's Changing
Description: This podcast discusses the status offenses and the approaches that states are trying.
Audio 2: Kentucky's Turnaround on Prosecuting Minors for 'Status Offenses' Like Truancy
Description: For years, Kentucky aggressively prosecuted minors for breaking curfew or underage drinking. The state is now taking a different approach that may help keep kids out of the criminal justice system.
Web 1: Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention
Description: The official website of the OJJDP.
Web 2: Juvenile Justice
Description: The youth.gov’s web page on juvenile justice.