Supreme Court of Missouri's Commission on Racial and Ethnic Fairness invites community feedback about juvenile justice

31 July 2017

ST. LOUIS – The Supreme Court of Missouri’s Commission on Racial and Ethnic Fairness expects to hold its next public feedback session next week in Springfield to gain the public’s input into Missouri’s juvenile justice system.

The public is invited to attend this session, which will focus on:
  • Listening to ideas, experiences or recommendations from the public; and
  • Examining strategies from community members about the juvenile justice system and ways Missouri courts can best meet the needs of our youth.
The commission also will share its progress in addressing currently identified issues and the ongoing process for future changes.

All community members interested in providing feedback on Missouri’s juvenile justice system are welcome to attend the Springfield session from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, August 12, 2017, in the upstairs meeting room at Midtown Carnegie Branch Library, 397 East Central Street, Springfield, Missouri 65802, For directions, you may call (417) 862-0135.

The commission is planning future events for Cape Girardeau, Kansas City and St. Louis.

For more information, please contact Beth Riggert at (573) 751-4144.