Nationally, minority youth are more likely to come into contact with the juvenile justice system and are treated more harshly there than their white peers. This is called Disproportionate Minority Contact, or DMC.
How do we ensure every child in Connecticut’s juvenile justice system gets fair and equal treatment?
Visit CTJustStart.org to learn more.
View the one-hour documentary on CPTV on Tuesday, June 27, 2017 at 10 p.m.
Who ends up in juvenile court and why? This CPTV roundtable discussion-a complement to the CPTV original documentary The Color of Justice-brings together experts, community members and advocates to discuss the forces that shape Connecticut’s juvenile justice system.
The Color of Justice is a CPTV Connecting Our Communities Initiative in partnership with the Connecticut Juvenile Justice Advisory Committee.
Supported by a grant from the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP), Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice to the State of Connecticut.