The State Criminal Justice Coordinating Council unanimously approved the creation of the Race Equity, Inclusion, and Access Subcommittee on June 9, 2021. The Subcommittee held its initial meeting on July 22, 2021.
Eliminate systemic barriers to racial and ethnic fairness in the Criminal Justice System by identifying challenges, researching solutions, making recommendations for improvement, and promoting education.
Current goals for the subcommittee include:
- Reviewing barriers to inclusion on juries and recommend system reforms.
- Increasing educational opportunities around REIA in the criminal justice system.