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Who Profits From The Urban Youth Drug Crisis And How Do We Stop It?

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Host Naimah Latif

Host Naimah Latif


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Across the USA researchers are gathering data to determine how today's behavioral trends can translate into tomorrows business opportunities for those invested in criminal justice related industries. School dropouts, unemployment, and crime are trends that lead to predictable outcomes.  Children who can't read end up in jail. Children who are raised by daycare workers rather than parents end up in jail. Children who get suspended from school end up in jail. Children whose parents don't have money for good legal representation end up in jail.  Many industries get paid when parents' relationships  fall apart and no one is there to guide the children into a healthy adulthood. It's tiime for us to stop getting angry at those who make money from our dysfunction.  How can men and women put aside their differences and work together to save children before they become victims of the criminal justice system?