St. Charles CEO joins State & County officials
St. Charles CEO joins State & County officials in making national best practice presentation on reducing minority youth incarceration.
Cathy Connolly joined Lindsey Draper, Wisconsin Disproportionate Minority Contact Coordinator, and Eric Meaux, Milwaukee County Delinquency & Court Services Division Administrator, in making a presentation at the 2009 Annual Spring Conference of the Coalition for Juvenile Justice in Arlington, Virginia. In the presentation before a joint session of the Ethnic and Cultural Diversity Committee and State DMC Coordinators, Messrs. Draper and Meaux and Ms. Connolly described the FOCUS program and how it has directly contributed to a significant reduction in the incidence of Milwaukee County youth of color being confined to secure detention.
To review the presentation, please click HERE.