The Justice Experience of Black Men and Boys: A Congressional Perspective

The topic for the 33rd TV show produced by the Court Services and Offender Supervision Agency is, “The Justice Experience of Black Men and Boys: A Congressional Perspective.”

The program provides an overview by two members of the US House of Representatives as to programs (or lack of programs) to assist black men and boys with the skills, education, mentoring, support and knowledge to successfully participate in society.

The show discussed: The Congressional Caucus on Black Men and Boys; the current state of the art as to adult and juvenile incarceration; the criminal justice system and disparity, the Second Chance Act; My Brother’s Keeper; mandatory minimum sentences; society’s support of reentry programs and the Administration’s efforts to address prison reentry beyond the programs mentioned above.

Transcript available at http://media.csosa.gov/podcast/transcripts/2016/02/the-justice-experience-of-black-men-and-boys/

The host is Nancy M. Ware, Director, Court Services and Offender Supervision Agency.

Participants:

The Honorable Eleanor Holmes Norton

The Honorable Danny K. Davis

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