A recent Dane County health report found that the gap between the life expectancy of Black and white women has grown in the past several years. And racial disparities in […]
Assembly Committee Holds Hearing on Police Reform Bills
Photo by diegoparra on Pixabay. Today, a legislative committee heard public input on nine bills that would reform policing in Wisconsin. The proposals are the product of months of consideration […]
Republican Co-Chair of Racial Disparity Task Force Called Job ‘P...
In early October, Republican State Assembly Speaker Robin Vos organized a Task Force on Racial Disparities. But as of today, it has proposed no legislation — one month into Wisconsin’s […]
How should we reform criminal justice at the Federal level?
In the midst of all the turmoil in Washington DC, just prior to control of the U.S. House of Representatives flipping from the Republicans to the Democrats, Congress and President […]
A System of Inequality in Youth Incarceration & Rehabilitation
The United States imprisons more people, per capita, than any other nation. But the distribution of who’s getting locked up isn’t exactly even, especially for juvenile detention centers. According to […]
Wisc. Ranks Worst in the Country in Racial Gap of High School Graduate...
New federal data released this month suggests that Wisconsin is once again the worst state in the country when it comes to racial disparities in high school graduation rates. The […]