|By PR Newswire||
|August 22, 2014 06:04 AM EDT||
RAPID CITY, S.D., Aug. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --
*** Save the Date***
Briefing of the South Dakota Advisory Committee to the
Wednesday August 27, 2014
United Tribes Technical College-Black Hills Learning Center
The South Dakota Advisory Committee to the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights will convene a public briefing to gather information from government officials and others regarding the administration of criminal justice in Rapid City and South Dakota.
Background: People of color tend, on average, to suffer more severe consequences and harsher sentences than whites. In recent years, these disparities have become widely recognized as an important civil rights issue not only in South Dakota but across the United States. In South Dakota, the issue of the administration of justice continues to cause concern. At the briefing, the South Dakota Advisory Committee will hear testimony concerning the administration of justice and how it impacts Native Americans and other minorities, their families, and the Rapid City community.
The briefing is open to the public. The South Dakota Advisory Committee is interested in hearing from members of the public on this important issue. There will be an opportunity during the briefing meeting, beginning at approximately 3 pm for individuals to make remarks before the Committee.
For more information contact Malee V. Craft, Rocky Mountain Regional Office, 303-866-1040, or Richard Braunstein, Chairperson, South Dakota Advisory Committee, 605-670-0117.
The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights is an independent, bipartisan agency charged with studying and advising the President and Congress on civil rights matters and issuing an annual federal civil rights enforcement report. For information about the reports and meetings of the Commission and its State Advisory Committees, please visit http://www.usccr.gov.
SOURCE U.S. Commission on Civil Rights
Aug. 27, 2016 11:00 AM EDT Reads: 2,339
Aug. 27, 2016 11:00 AM EDT Reads: 3,956
Aug. 27, 2016 10:30 AM EDT Reads: 1,949
Aug. 27, 2016 10:15 AM EDT Reads: 1,877
Aug. 27, 2016 08:45 AM EDT Reads: 733
Aug. 27, 2016 08:00 AM EDT Reads: 600
Aug. 27, 2016 07:45 AM EDT Reads: 777
Aug. 27, 2016 07:45 AM EDT Reads: 653
Aug. 27, 2016 03:15 AM EDT Reads: 1,770
Aug. 27, 2016 02:30 AM EDT Reads: 2,004
Aug. 27, 2016 01:45 AM EDT Reads: 1,734
Aug. 27, 2016 01:30 AM EDT Reads: 2,097
Aug. 27, 2016 01:15 AM EDT Reads: 2,016
Aug. 27, 2016 12:45 AM EDT Reads: 2,938
Aug. 27, 2016 12:45 AM EDT Reads: 2,153