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Minor Infractions

MINOR INFRACTIONS BREAKING DOWN THE SCHOOL TO PRISON PIPELINE THE SYSTEM IIIII 69% DECREASE PRISON FUNDING HAS INCREASED EDUCATION POLICY WAR ON DRUGS IN VIOLENT CRIME ZERO TOLERANCE 38% 530% TEACH TO THE TEST MORE THAN INCREASE IN П IN SCHOOLS IIIII SCHOOL NO CHILD LEFT SECURITY ВЕНIND $$$$ $$$$ 33% EDUCATION FUNDING OVER THE PAST 20 YEARS ARRESTED BY AGE 23 STUDENTS ARE ARRESTED FOR $11,000 $90,000 POLICIES ENABLE THE CRIMINALIZATION OF LOW PERFORMING NON-VIOLENT OFFENCES ANNUAL COST PER YOUTH To EDUCATE VS. INCARCERATE STUDENTS AND MINOR INFRACTIONS THE YOUTH THE CYCLE YOUTH INCARCERATION BY RACE (CHICAGO 2009) YOUTH ARRESTS BY AGE (CHICAGO 2003) AFTER RELEASE 16Y0 15Y0 14Y0 13Y0 12r 57% RE-ENROLL IN SCHOOL THE CRIMINALIZATION AND -74% African American r 23% Latino 50% INCARCERATION OF YOUTH 70% DROP OUT RE-INCARCERATED 66% diagnosed with emotional or trauma disorders 45% have learning disabilities or need special education are serving time for 70% non-violent offenses WITHIN ONE YEAR WITHIN 3 YEARS 1627 2176 DIMINISHES OPPORTUNITIES, 1263 819 DISRUPTS COMMUNITIES, AND 463 PERPETUATES A CYCLE OF STRUGGLING YOUTH RACIAL AND ECONOMIC DESERVE SUPPORT 5% YOUNG MEN OF COLOR INJUSTICE 1% Asian GRADUATE HIGH SCHOOL OR EARN GED 1% Other 70% diagnosed with drug dependencies 26% have tried or considered committing suicide 1% Caucasian ARE DISPROPORTIONATELY TARGETED NOT IMPRISONMENT

Minor Infractions

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This infographic was designed to shed light on the systematic criminalization and incarceration of youth. Taking a critical stance, it reveals the disparity between prison system and education fundin...

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