Also discussed was the disparity in sentencing between black convicts and their white counterparts. Happe said the disparity can’t be denied, and he would work with colleagues in the court systems to make special problem-solving courts like drug court more available to minorities.
The group agreed that the topic of the next meeting will center around youth and education. Townsend said the next meeting will be Nov. 7 at 6 p.m., with the location to be determined.
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Unity Leadership Coalition The coalition's next meeting is scheduled 6 p.m. Nov. 7. The location to be announced.