MADISON (WORT) — Madison’s south side will soon host a Community Restorative Court aimed at keeping young offenders out of the traditional criminal justice system.
According to the Race to Equity report, African Americans in Dane County are worse off than whites in every way measurable: greater rates of poverty and unemployment, higher arrest and incarceration rates, higher suspension and truancy rates, lower test scores, higher rates of infant mortality. Many local residents were shocked to learn that Dane County rates worse than most places around the US. Listen to Madison residents and civic leaders speak out about life here and what is happening in our liberal and affluent city.
What is the Madison community doing to solve its racial equity gap? How can you help? Tune in to this edition of A Public Affair to hear more.