Status of women and girls in Minnesota: Research overview
Women's Foundation of Minnesota and Center on Women & Public Policy, June 2010, 20 pp.
Provides health, safety, economic and leadership data on women and girls in Minnesota. Analysis of the measures reveals greater disparities for women of color, rural women, older women, women with disabilities, and women who identify as lesbian, bisexual or transgender. more info >
Minnesota child welfare disparities report
Minnesota Department of Human Services, February 2010, 64 pp.
This report presents Minnesota data on child maltreatment reports, out-of-home care, child well-being, and permanency by race and ethnicity. more info >
Reducing racial disparity in the criminal justice system: A Manual for practitioners and policymakers
The Sentencing Project, January 2008, 74 pp.
Presents information on the causes of disparities in the criminal justice system and examines what actions can be taken among criminal justice professionals to reduce disparities at each decision point in the system. The report includes best practices from the field, including two from Minnesota, that have been demonstrated through empirical analysis to show promising results in reducing disparities. more info >
Pathways to juvenile detention reform
Annie E. Casey Foundation, January 1999, 32 pp.
A series of reports that provides information for understanding and implementing juvenile detention reform. more info >