Welcome to week 3 of the 21 Day Racial Equity and Social Justice Challenge!
We’ve reached the half-way point and we encourage you to keep up the momentum to
Commit. Communicate. Educate. Act.
Bias within the criminal justice system is not a new phenomenon, however, in recent months, the massive impact of these biases on communities of color has been highlighted by the news media and social media, creating a national movement around criminal justice reform. Today, we will learn about the history of policing in America and the damaging and often fatal effects of bias and over-policing. To start things off, consider these statewide numbers showing racial disparities in police arrests.