Stories tagged: "representation"


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Arizona’s Judges Are Overwhelmingly White Men. What Does That Mean for Defendants?

The Arizona Advocacy Foundation report shows Arizona judges don’t represent those they serve. A new report shows that Arizona’s judges are overwhelmingly white men—a vast overrepresentation compared to the state’s increasingly diverse population. Approximately 91% of judges are white, and 66% are men, according to the 2021 report from the Arizona Advocacy Foundation.  Only six...

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Phoenix School District Moves to Have Student Representatives on Its Governing Board

A student from Tillman Middle School will be selected every semester to serve on the board and advocate on behalf of their peers.