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June 12, 2014

Juvenile justice expert speaks frankly about helping youth on statewide TV show

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The Clarksville-Montgomery County Disproportionate Minority Contact (DMC) Task Force Chairperson Dr. Merriel Bullock Neal recently appeared on the Urban OutLook television show to discuss the importance and mission of this group in our community.

The Disproportionate Minority Contact (DMC) Task Force operates under the umbrella and jurisdiction of the Tennessee Commission on Children and Youth, which is a state and federal funded and run agency.

Some of the topics discussed  include; looking at the over-representation of minority youth in secure confinement and coming up with ways to reduce these numbers as well as reducing the numbers of all juveniles that come in contact with the judicial system as a whole.

The Disproportionate Minority Contact (DMC) Task Force was put together by a Tennessee executive order to look at the over-representation of minority youth in secure confinement and to come up with ways to reduce these numbers as well as reducing the numbers of all juveniles that come in contact with the judicial system as a whole.

The Urban OutLook Show is a News Channel 5 Plus production. The community is encouraged to watch the broadcast airing of this very important educational show on the following dates, times & channels:

  • Comcast Cable: Channel 250
  • Charter Communications: Channel 50
  • Over the Air: Channel 5.2

June 12  at  9:30 a.m.12:30 p.m.6:00 p.m.10:30 p.m.

June 14 at  4:30 a.m. 8:30 p.m.2:30 a.m. 

June 15 at 4:30 a.m., 1:00 p.m.

June 16 at  11:00 a.m.11:30 p.m.

June 26 at 9:30 a.m.12:30 p.m.6:00 p.m.10:30 p.m.

June 28 at 4:30 a.m.8:30 p.m.2:30 a.m.

June 29 at 4:30 a.m.1:00 p.m.

June 30 at 11:00 a.m., 11:30 p.m.

Merriel Bullock Neal is also seeking the position of Juvenile Court Judge in Montgomery County.

For further information, contact Terry McMoore, Montgomery County DMC Task Force Media Coordinator at (931) 378-1999 Email: terrymcmoore@hotmail.com



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