ERIC Number: ED346172
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1989-Oct-6
Reference Count: N/A
The Black Family: Are Our Youth At Risk? Transcript of a Legislative Hearing (Sacramento, California, October 6, 1989).
California State Legislature, Sacramento. Assembly.
Members of the California State Legislature held a hearing on the black family to hear testimony on youth at risk. Following introductions, three witnesses appeared to speak on the juvenile justice system: (1) C. McDowell of the Department of the Youth Authority; (2) J. Alexander of VisionQuest; and (3) R. Johnson, Chief of Police from Inglewood (California). The witnesses described the programs their agencies run and discussed their sense that black youth are at risk. A panel of witnesses on health included individuals from: (1) the Department of Health; (2) the San Francisco (California) Department of Public Health; (3) the California AIDS Leadership Committee; (4) Bayview Hunters Point Foundation; (5) California Black Health Network; (6) San Francisco (California) Black Coalition on AIDS; and (7) AIDS Project of the East Bay. These witnesses described their agencies programs and activities with various populations as well as their involvement in health education and their sense of the need for more health education and other programs. A panel of witnesses on education included the following: (1) representatives from the Department of Education; (2) representatives from Psychological and Human Resources, Incorporated; (3) a psychological and human resources consultant; (4) a University of California (Berkeley) professor of educational administration; and (5) a member of the State Superintendent's Committee on Black Affairs. The final witness, Dr. Wade Nobles, Director of the Center for Applied Cultural Studies and Educational Achievement, provided a summary overview. (JB)
Descriptors: Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome, At Risk Persons, Black Family, Black Youth, Disadvantaged Youth, Elementary Secondary Education, Health Education, Health Promotion, Hearings, Juvenile Justice, Parent Participation, Racial Discrimination, Youth Agencies, Youth Problems, Youth Programs
Joint Publications Office, State Capitol, Box 942849, Sacramento, CA 94249-0001 ($5.30 plus California sales tax).
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: California State Legislature, Sacramento. Assembly.
Identifiers - Location: California