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Resolution

Adding Article IV, Section 4(j), (Juvenile Justice), Constitution for College Chapters of the NAACP

THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, to add Article V, Section 4(j) (Juvenile Justice) (new section) to the Constitution for College Chapters of the NAACP to read as follows:

(j): JUVENILE JUSTICE. The committee shall: (1) seek to eliminate discriminatory practices in the Juvenile and Adult Justice systems; (2) research and monitor local and state incarceration, sentencing, arrest, probation rates of African-American and other youth of color (3) investigate disproportionate incarceration and sentencing of African-Americans and other youth of color (4) investigate living conditions and treatment within youth detention centers; (5) mobilize units to correct abuses where found.

Derrick Lewis - Youth & College Hero

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