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Press Release-The Night Belongs To Us-Youth Safety with Cops, Gangs and Guns

A straight talk workshop entitled “Youth Safety with Cops, Gangs and Guns” will be examining the interactions between the police and predominately Hispanic, Latino, and Black youth. This interactive workshop will examine how urban youth represent themselves and how they are perceived by others in America. Continue reading

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WHAT ARE WE DOING AFTER TRAYVON MARTIN

It has been a sad – but well-known – fact that in many communities, “Driving While Black” or “Driving While Hispanic” can be seen as a reason to get pulled over by police. While the state has a law that mandates reports on the ethnicity of drivers pulled over in traffic stops – that… On Monday, April 30, 2012 at 5:30pm, at Gateway Community College, Long Wharf Campus, multi-purpose room 160, 60 Sargent Drive, New Haven, The department of criminal justice at the University of New Haven, will host a presentation on police and the community. Continue reading

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