Knowledge and Skills

What knowledge and skills do the participants gain?

  • Awareness of a variety of youth and family wellbeing indicators
  • Awareness of statistical measures for racial and economic disproportionality (over and under representation of diverse racial/ethnic groups) in the child welfare, health, social services, education, juvenile justice and criminal justice systems.
  • Awareness of the interrelation between race and class.
  • Understanding of how positive and negative system outcomes are compounded by experiences with several systems.
  • Understanding of how systems (e.g. education, economic development, child welfare, juvenile justice, etc.) intersect on the issue of disproportionality.