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ARRAY 101 a resource for classrooms and independent study concerning juvenile justice and racial equity

CBS News |

To bridge that intersection between film and social justice, DuVernay’s production company, ARRAY, partnered with Participant Media to create what she calls a “learning companion” for “When They See Us.” 

It will offer free learning guides for students to accompany TV and film productions. The first one is for her mini-series, “When They See Us,” a four-part drama about the five black boys wrongfully convicted of a Central Park rape in 1989.

Program designed to stop kids from making repeated school threats working in Hamilton County

via WLWT |

Leisgang, chief psychologist for Hamilton County’s juvenile court was directed to create a better way to gauge the intensity of targeted threats of school violence. “A risk assessment is not just identifying the risk factor, but it’s implementing interventions to address and reduce those risks,” she said.

Cincinnati Youth Make Recommendations For Policing Changes

WVXU Cincinnati |

A group of Cincinnati teens, sponsored by the Children’s Law Center, the Greater Cincinnati Foundation and the Urban League, is making recommendations to the city of Cincinnati to reduce the number of youth arrests and eliminate racial disparities.

The goal was to come up with policy recommendations but they also learned about the juvenile justice system and how to request information.

Can Collaboration Among Hamilton County Agencies Reduce Juvenile Justice Disparities?

Cincinnati CityBeat |

Last week, 48 representatives from seven Hamilton County agencies met over the course of five days with experts tapped by Georgetown University to plan new ways to reduce those disparities and the overall flow of students into the juvenile justice system.

The program funded by participating agencies and the Haile Foundation, the Mayerson Center and Joining Forces for Children is a big deal, participants say. Over the course of follow-up meetings, the agencies will agree on a long-term project designed to address issues around equity, school discipline and diversion from the usual paths into the juvenile justice system. Georgetown will track that project’s success over time.

Partnering to improve the lives of students: School-Justice Partnerships and Diversion Pathways Program


Change is coming to Cincinnati in regards to the system for how many of its organizations handle juvenile justice.

This year, three of the largest school districts in Hamilton County- Northwest Local Schools, Cincinnati Public and Princeton City School District, along with Legal Aid Society of​ Southwest Ohio, LLC​, Hamilton County Job and Family Services, Hamilton County Educational Service Center, and the Hamilton County Juvenile Court; will partner with Georgetown University to develop a structure and framework for cross-systems communication and collaboration across schools, juvenile justice and child welfare systems.

The program will begin on September 23, 2019 and will run through September 27th.