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Counting Latino Youth in the Illinois Juvenile Justice System

Published Dec 9, 2011, National Council of La Raza

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The report details the inadequacy of information on Hispanic youth, who constitute one of the fastest-growing segments of the population, and highlights this lack of data as a major barrier to developing strategies and policies that can effectively prevent young Latinos from becoming caught up in the justice system. 

Reform areas: Racial-ethnic fairness/DMC

States: Illinois

Categories: Racial-ethnic fairness/DMC

Uploaded Dec 16, 2011

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