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    65%
    Latinx youth are 65% more likely than white youth to encounter the youth justice system.
    29%
    African Americans are 8% of the L.A. County population, but comprise 29% of the jail admissions.

Featured Projects

LATINO CRIMINAL JUSTICE POLICY PRIORITIES
Policy Report Criminal Justice

LATINO CRIMINAL JUSTICE POLICY PRIORITIES

The Latinx Data Gap in the Youth Justice System
Policy Report Criminal Justice

The Latinx Data Gap in the Youth Justice System

Latinx Communities, Race, and the Criminal Justice System
Symposium Civil Rights

Latinx Communities, Race, and the Criminal Justice System

Disrupting the Black-White Paradigm: Latino Arrests in California
Policy Report Criminal Justice

Disrupting the Black-White Paradigm: Latino Arrests in California

News & Press

Sonja Diaz in Politico: “Los Angeles Democrats finally elected their first sheriff. Four years later, they have buyer’s remorse.”
Criminal Justice

Sonja Diaz in Politico: “Los Angeles Democrats finally elected their first sheriff. Four years later, they have buyer’s remorse.”

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Sonja Diaz in Los Angeles Times: “Showdown between reform and tough-on-crime policies in California attorney general’s race”
Criminal Justice

Sonja Diaz in Los Angeles Times: “Showdown between reform and tough-on-crime policies in California attorney general’s race”

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Amada Armenta in Los Angeles Times: “ICE poised for changes as Biden nominee heads to Senate for confirmation vote”
Criminal Justice

Amada Armenta in Los Angeles Times: “ICE poised for changes as Biden nominee heads to Senate for confirmation vote”

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Amada Armenia in Los Angeles Times: “Thousands of Border Patrol agents and officers to soon begin wearing cameras”
Criminal Justice

Amada Armenia in Los Angeles Times: “Thousands of Border Patrol agents and officers to soon begin wearing cameras”

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LPPI Research Library

Research Library

Our research library provides access to our original research, policy reports, and other assets to expand the understanding and attention to Latino issues.

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