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Race: Are we so different

A blog looking at the changing face of race around our region, created in cooperation with Pacific Science Center, the University of Washington Department of Communication and the City of Seattle Race and Justice Initiative

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December 20, 2013 at 6:32 AM

Race project | Big drop in juvenile defendants but not as much for youth of color

Editor’s note: This is the third of five blog posts taking a deeper look at the racial disparities in our communities, from education to juvenile crime and homelessness. Read more. Fewer kids are being referred to King County courts each year ­– and most of these disappearing defendants are white. Last year 2,298 white juveniles were referred…

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| Topics: court, crime, disproportionality