UALR Racial Attitudes Surveys of Pulaski County

Local & Regional News
3:52 pm
Thu March 28, 2013

UALR's Racial Attitudes Conference Focuses On Disparities In Criminal Justice System

Credit Maggie Carroll

UALR’s Institute on Race and Ethnicity held a conference Thursday to discuss the current status of racial attitudes towards the criminal justice system and incarceration in Little Rock. 

Every year, the Institute for Race and Ethnicity conducts a survey concerning race perceptions and relations in the Little Rock area. This year, the survey aims to look at the growing issue of crime within the city and how race affects perception.

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UALR's Racial Attitudes Surveys
3:15 pm
Thu March 14, 2013

Findings Regarding Integration in Pulaski County

Hunter Bacot

 I am Hunter Bacot with the UALR Institute of Government.

This year marks the 10th anniversary of our annual Racial Attitudes Surveys of Pulaski County.

Leaders working toward improved race and ethnic relations need local data in order to get a clear picture of a problem so that progress can be made in out community.

As Dr. Joel Anderson said in confronting this issue, “You have to face it to fix it.”

In Pulaski County, we have three sizable groups—whites, blacks, and Hispanics—and a small but growing international population.

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UALR's Racial Attitudes Surveys
4:22 pm
Mon March 11, 2013

Trust-Building Key To Improving Race Relations in Pulaski County

Hunter Bacot, UALR Institute of Government

I am Hunter Bacot with the UALR Institute of Government.

This year marks the 10th anniversary of our annual Racial Attitudes Surveys of Pulaski County.

Leaders working toward improved racial and ethnic relations need local data in order to get a clear picture of a problem so progress can be made in our community.

As Dr. Joel Anderson said in confronting this issue, “You have to face it to fix it.”

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