The economic recovery from the coronavirus pandemic appears to be stronger for Wisconsin families than those nationally — but as the state fails to mitigate its deep racial disparities, it's a recovery primarily for white residents.
The Kids Forward report found the number of referrals to county youth justice agencies decreased by almost half from 2019 to 2020.
A prevailing theme at a Cap Times Idea Fest panel on juvenile justice in Wisconsin was the distinction between reform and transformation.
Wisconsin ranked 13th in the U.S. this year in terms of child well-being, but a Madison nonprofit said the state's numbers have "stalled."
“I sincerely believe we can do better, and particularly need to do better for families and children of color in this state,” said Erica Nelson of Kids Forward.
While Wisconsin moves forward with re-designing the juvenile justice system, it is important to recognize that simply making sure the abuse seen at Lincoln Hills does not recur is not enough. Missouri’s juvenile justice system offers an example of what better juvenile rehabilitation could look like.
In 2016, there were 57 arrests per 1,000 white youth, 99 arrests per every 1,000 American Indian youth, and 193 arrests per every 1,000 African-American youth.
The Meadowood Health Office, a project of the Meadowood Health Partnership, officially opened in the Meadowridge Library Wednesday.
Erica Nelson shook up progressively-minded Madison more than three years ago when she put out her "Race to Equity" report.
The Stand Against Racism gathering was one of 750 YWCA anti-racism events nationwide.
A new initiative sets goals for 2020 in employment, education and family support.
The support of families of color in nearly all aspects of life is key to narrowing the gap between minorities and the general community in Dane County, according to a report released Wednesday by the Race to Equity Project.
As you’d expect, the city has responded, but it’s just a start.
The vastly different rates of arrest are the latest statistical measure of racial disparities in Wisconsin's capital city.
A fuller picture of Latinos' experience in Dane County is in the process of being documented by the Race to Equity team.
Data released by Mayor Paul Soglin Tuesday shows there are still wide gaps between the white and black populations regarding income, poverty and employment.
In the wake of Tony Robinson's death, the Race to Equity team pledges to work to level the playing field for everyone in our community.
The atmosphere at Wednesday's WORT mayoral forum was often tense and somewhat hostile.
More than 100 people came to the forum at Sherman Middle School.
A small group gathered Tuesday evening to discuss the causes and effects of racial disparities in women's health.
The Wisconsin Council on Children and Families will host a panel discussion at the Coopers Tavern on Tuesday night.
Everett Mitchell, a member of the Racial Inequality panel held Wednesday, experienced the “shocking” results of inequality firsthand in Madiso…
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The project director for the Wisconsin Council on Children and Families' Race to Equity report was surprised by some of its findings.