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Disproportionate Minority Contact Fact Sheet

Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention

This fact sheet provides an overview of OJJDP's efforts to reduce disproportionate minority contact (DMC).

Civil Rights Data Collection

U.S. Department of Education

The CRDC collects a variety of information, including student enrollment and educational programs and services data that are disaggregated by race/ethnicity, sex, limited English proficiency, and d

What Works for African American Children and Adolescents

Child Trends

This synthesis reviews rigorous evaluations of out-of-school programs to identify programs that work for African American children and adolescents, as well as those th

Healthy Communities Matter: The Importance of Place to the Health of Boys of Color (Executive Summary)


This report highlights how the neighborhoods where African-American and Latino boys and young men grow up directly influence their health outcomes, and points to the need for comprehensive, systems

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) Multicultural Newsroom

The RWJF Multicultural Newsroom offers a variety of health-related resources for journalists whose coverage primarily serves African American and Latino audiences.

National Black Child Development Institute Website

The NBCDI has been steadfast in its mission to improve and advance the lives of black children and their families through advocacy and education.

Portrait of Inequality

This CDF report illustrates the gross inequalities facing black children compared to white children, across all critical indicators of well-being.