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Northeastern’s Institute on Race and Justice helps open dialogue between Boston youth, law enforcement

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Northeastern’s College of Social Sciences and Humanities hosted its second annual Race and Community Dialogue Series virtually Jan. 25. The Community Advisory Board of the Institute on Race and Justice, or IRJ, compiled a panel of experts including youth participants from local organizations and representatives of regional police departments to discuss the selected topic for the forum, “Race, Youth, and Police Relationships: A Strategy to Build Trust.”

Jack McDevitt, professor of criminology and criminal justice at Northeastern and director of the IRJ, kicked off the conversation with a synopsis of the historical relationship between law enforcement and the youth in Boston and beyond. 

Read the full article at the Huntington Times.

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