CAN Equity Blog

The CAN Equity Blog is an information resource where local, state and national data and research are used to better understand local equity challenges, local efforts to address equity challenges are highlighted, effective practices from other communities are examined, and ideas for expanding equity are advanced. Opinions expressed are those of CAN staff and not necessarily those of the CAN partner agencies. If you have any content that you would like to share on the CAN Equity Blog, please email that information to CAN’s Executive Director, Raul Alvarez:

Disproportionality in jail bookings, school discipline, and homelessness

April 20 2015 | CAN Editor

AUSTIN — African Americans in Travis County are disproportionally booked into jail, more subject to discipline in schools, and more prone to experience homelessness, according to the CAN Dashboard, an annual report that tracks local trends in social, health, educational, and economic well being. According to the CAN Dashboard, African Americans in Travis County are […]

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