Oct 20

Courts and Computers Produce Bias Bail; Can Communities Produce Justice?

By Dayvon Love and Lawrence Grandpre In the American judicial system, the accused is presumed innocent until proven guilty. However, as the recent opinion of the Maryland State Attorney General demonstrates, this is too often not what happens in practice. A third of Maryland’s jail population is incarcerated for their inability to pay bail.  Hundreds […]

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Sep 29

PRESS: Race Forum pushes for racial justice in American curriculum

Source: The Johns Hopkins News-Letter | Author: Sophie Johnson | Original publication date: September 29, 2016  The JHU Forums on Race in America presented a panel on “The Next 50 Years: Black Power’s Afterlife and the Struggle for Social Justice,” Tuesday, Sept. 27 in Shriver Hall. The discussion panelists were Robin D.G. Kelley, the chair […]

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Sep 15

NEWS: Baltimore City Awarded $5 Million SAMHSA Grant to Implement Community-based Trauma Informed Care in West Baltimore

Thursday Sep 15th, 2016 The Baltimore City Health Department (BCHD) today announced that the agency has been awarded a five-year, $5 million grant by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), Center for Mental Health Services for the Resiliency in Communities After Stress and Trauma (ReCAST) program. The goal of ReCAST is to […]

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