BBY

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BBYBest Buy (stock symbol)
BBYBlackBerry (mobile communications)
BBYBurnaby (BC, Canada town)
BBYBack Bay Station (Amtrak station code; Back Bay Boston, MA)
BBYBefore Battle of Yavin (Star Wars)
BBYBuilding Blocks for Youth
BBYBeBeyond (Chinese online community)
BBYBurdett, Buckeridge Young, Ltd. (Australia; est. 1987)
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Juvenile crimes are vastly overreported by the media, reports the Building Blocks for Youth. Off Balance: Youth, Race, Crime in the News, a study that compiled dozens of survey results and research findings, found that although youth crime is at its "lowest ebb in a generation," 62 percent of adults think juvenile crime is increasing.
For example, decisions about where to patrol and who to arrest, charge and prosecute can widen the net for youths of color, reports Building Blocks for Youth, an initiative that conducts new research on the disparate impact of the justice system on youths of color.
Moreover, it is explicitly apparent that "the great weight of punitive juvenile justice policy falls disproportionately on [youths of color]," Building Blocks for Youth reports.
Juvenile crimes are vastly overreported by the media, reports the Building Blocks for Youth, Off Balance: Youth, Race, Crime in the News, a study that compiled dozens of survey results and research findings, found that although youth crime is at its "lowest ebb in a generation," 62 percent of adults think juvenile crime is increasing.
was commissioned by Building Blocks for Youth, a national initiative led by the Youth Law Center, which seeks to address racial inequity in the justice system and promote rational and effective juvenile justice policies.
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