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“LGBT Youth of Color, Mobile Technology &           Resistance to Policing:   Preliminary Data from the SJS Project”      ...
<Background>
NYPD Arrests in NYC Schools, July-Sept, 2011             94%100%90%80%70%60%50%40%30%20%10%                               ...
NYPD Arrests in NYC Schools, July-Sept, 2011100%            83%90%80%70%60%50%40%30%20%                                   ...
NYPD Arrests in NYC Schools, July-Sept, 2011100%90%80%70%60%             54%50%40%30%20%                                  ...
NYPD Arrests in NYC Schools, July-Sept, 2011100%90%80%70%             63%60%50%40%                                        ...
<Technology>
“smart” phones = Internet is mobile
100%          93%              90%90%                                             84%80%                                  ...
Is the “digitaldivide” ausefulconcept forunderstanding the             …of LGBT youth ofexperiences       color?          ...
How doesmobiletechnologyshape policecontact               …for LGBT youth of               color?               …including...
<Quantitative Sample>
<SJS Study>
<Supplement>
Mobile Technology &
100%90%          87%80%                                  75%70%60%50%40%30%20%10% 0%       Youth - SJS    Youth - Overall ...
( SJS Suppl N= 479)100%             89%90%80%70%60%50%40%30%                                                25%20%10% 0%  ...
( SJS Su p p l N = 4 7 9 )100%90%80%                                         69%70%60%             58%50%                 ...
Ever Had Cont act w it h Police?                         ( SJS Su p p l N= 4 7 9 )100%90%80%70%60%50%         41%40%30%   ...
Use Your Phone to Avoid Police Cont act?                      ( SJS Su p p l N= 4 7 9 )      14%6%                        ...
Use Your Phone t o Recor d Police Misconduct ?                             ( SJS Su p p l N= 4 7 9 )             14% 6%   ...
<What predicted mobiletechnology use to negotiatepolice contact than others?>
Women were less likely to use mobile phones….
…yet, parents were more likely to use mobile phones.
<What Does This Tell Us?>
“digitaldivide” is adisablingrhetoric thatis not                …for LGBT youth ofsupported by                color,all th...
mobile technology permeates life
“One of thethings ourgrandchildrenwill findquaintest aboutus is that we   …from the real.distinguish the In the future, th...
police & lgbt youth of color
LGBT youth ofcolor usemobiletechnology toavoid policecontact, resist   …and to reportpolice            misconduct, youth o...
When askedabout theirpriorities, LGBTyouth of colorsaid                   police harassment is a                   major c...
resilience
Perhaps weneed to shiftour thinkingaway fromdigital divides thinking of technology                as a basic human right,t...
Thank you!www.socialjusticesexuality.co              m
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Growing Up Policed

  1. 1. “LGBT Youth of Color, Mobile Technology & Resistance to Policing: Preliminary Data from the SJS Project” Growing Up Policed Mini-Conference December 1, 2011 Jessie Daniels, PhD CUNY- Graduate Center and Hunter College Juanita Bell, M.A. CUNY-John Jay College
  2. 2. <Background>
  3. 3. NYPD Arrests in NYC Schools, July-Sept, 2011 94%100%90%80%70%60%50%40%30%20%10% 6% 0% Black or Latino White
  4. 4. NYPD Arrests in NYC Schools, July-Sept, 2011100% 83%90%80%70%60%50%40%30%20% 17%10% 0% Male Female
  5. 5. NYPD Arrests in NYC Schools, July-Sept, 2011100%90%80%70%60% 54%50%40%30%20% 13%10% 0% Disorderly Conduct Riding Bicycle on Sidewalk
  6. 6. NYPD Arrests in NYC Schools, July-Sept, 2011100%90%80%70% 63%60%50%40% 37%30%20%10% 0% Bronx, Queens Manhattan, Bronx, Staten Island
  7. 7. <Technology>
  8. 8. “smart” phones = Internet is mobile
  9. 9. 100% 93% 90%90% 84%80% 70%70%60%50% 40%40%30%20%10% 0% Teens 12-17 Adul ts 18-29 Adul ts 30-49 Adul ts 50-64 Adul ts 65+ *Pew Internet & American Life Project
  10. 10. Is the “digitaldivide” ausefulconcept forunderstanding the …of LGBT youth ofexperiences color? …including homeless LGBT youth, many of whom are Black and/or Latino/a?
  11. 11. How doesmobiletechnologyshape policecontact …for LGBT youth of color? …including homeless LGBT youth, many of whom are Black and/or Latino/a?
  12. 12. <Quantitative Sample>
  13. 13. <SJS Study>
  14. 14. <Supplement>
  15. 15. Mobile Technology &
  16. 16. 100%90% 87%80% 75%70%60%50%40%30%20%10% 0% Youth - SJS Youth - Overall U.S.* * Pew Internet & American Life Project, 2010
  17. 17. ( SJS Suppl N= 479)100% 89%90%80%70%60%50%40%30% 25%20%10% 0% Youth - SJS (18-24) Older - SJS (50+)
  18. 18. ( SJS Su p p l N = 4 7 9 )100%90%80% 69%70%60% 58%50% 30%40%30%20%10% 0% Access the Internet Send or Receive Text Meet Someone New to Messages Date
  19. 19. Ever Had Cont act w it h Police? ( SJS Su p p l N= 4 7 9 )100%90%80%70%60%50% 41%40%30% 26% 28%20%10% 0% Questioned Detained Arrested
  20. 20. Use Your Phone to Avoid Police Cont act? ( SJS Su p p l N= 4 7 9 ) 14%6% Never Less Than Once a Week At Least Once a Week8% Several Times a Week Every Day 56% 5%
  21. 21. Use Your Phone t o Recor d Police Misconduct ? ( SJS Su p p l N= 4 7 9 ) 14% 6% Never Less Th an On ce a W eek At Least On ce a W eek8% Sever al Tim es a W eek Ever y Day 56% 10%
  22. 22. <What predicted mobiletechnology use to negotiatepolice contact than others?>
  23. 23. Women were less likely to use mobile phones….
  24. 24. …yet, parents were more likely to use mobile phones.
  25. 25. <What Does This Tell Us?>
  26. 26. “digitaldivide” is adisablingrhetoric thatis not …for LGBT youth ofsupported by color,all the data… …including homeless LGBT youth, many of whom are Black and/or Latino/a.
  27. 27. mobile technology permeates life
  28. 28. “One of thethings ourgrandchildrenwill findquaintest aboutus is that we …from the real.distinguish the In the future, that willdigital become literally impossible.” ~ William Gibson
  29. 29. police & lgbt youth of color
  30. 30. LGBT youth ofcolor usemobiletechnology toavoid policecontact, resist …and to reportpolice misconduct, youth of both LGBTharassment color who are in stable housing and those who are not.
  31. 31. When askedabout theirpriorities, LGBTyouth of colorsaid police harassment is a major concern. LGBT homeless youth are most concerned about mental health issues.
  32. 32. resilience
  33. 33. Perhaps weneed to shiftour thinkingaway fromdigital divides thinking of technology as a basic human right,to like clean water or healthy food.
  34. 34. Thank you!www.socialjusticesexuality.co m

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