Wednesday, August 26, 2009

New Report on Racial Disparities

A new report by Rand, The Socioeconomic, Health, Safety, and Educational Disparities Faced by Boys and Men of Color in California Key findings:
  • There are large disparities for boys and men of color in California across indicators in four broad outcome domains—socioeconomic, health, safety, and ready to learn.
  • Approaches at the macro, community, interpersonal, and individual levels can diminish these disparities.
  • Interventions at these different levels should reinforce and strengthen each other, and reducing disparities is likely to require a portfolio of strategies.
Policies to address racial disparities in child welfare and juvenile justice.

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