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Type Ordinance or Resolution
Year 2022
Level State
State(s) All States, Arkansas
Source Arkansas Advocates for Children & Families
Policy Areas Health
This report provides an overview of the issues affecting Black women's health, including systemic racism, discrimination, and implicit bias within the health care system. It offers the following recommendations: create policies with an intentional racial equity lens, expand Medicaid...

Type Policy Brief or Report
Year 2019
Level City or Town, County
State(s) All States
Source Pretrial Justice Institute
Policy Areas Civil Rights, Data & Technology, Democracy & Governance, Public Safety
This report compares, critiques, and provides an overview of pretrial practices across the United States. In particular, it discusses how 89 counties differ (or relate) in using citation releases, bond schedules, pretrial assessment tools, and more. It also outlines shared concerns...

Type Fact Sheet or Infographic
Year 2020
Level City or Town, County
State(s) All States
Source Pretrial Justice Institute
Policy Areas Civil Rights, Data & Technology, Public Safety
This document is a statement from the Pretrial Justice Institute (PJI) updating their stance on the use of Pretrial Risk Assessment Tools (RAIs). PJI opposes the use of pretrial RAIs when making detention decisions and determining restrictions placed on a person's pretrial liberty...

Type Policy Brief or Report
Year 2020
Level City or Town, County
State(s) All States
Source Pretrial Justice Institute
Policy Areas Civil Rights, Community Development, Public Safety
Pretrial risk assessment instruments (RAIs) are tools intended to estimate two key outcomes for those who are released pending trial: the likelihood that someone will fail to appear for court, and the likelihood that someone will be arrested for a new crime before the disposition...

Type Policy Brief or Report
Year 2023
Level City or Town, County, National, Other
State(s) All States
Source National Partnership for Women & Families
Policy Areas Children & Families, Civil Rights, Health
Regardless of socioeconomic status, Black women and birthing individuals in the United States are three times more likely to die from pregnancy than their white counterparts. To improve Black maternal health, we must address the drivers impacting health: conditions in the environment...

Type Fact Sheet or Infographic
Year 2019
Level City or Town, County
State(s) All States
Source Pretrial Justice Institute
Policy Areas Civil Rights, Community Development, Data & Technology, Public Safety
This document outlines the Pretrial Justice Institute's (PJI) rationale for prioritizing racial equity transformation in the criminal justice system. It begins by discussing PJI's journey to advancing racial equity from 2015 to 2019. It then explains why PJI's mission is focused on...

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