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Report Shows Systemic Discrimination Continues to Plague CA's Department of Development Services

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New Report Shows Disparities in Service Delivery for Hispanic, Asian and Spanish-Speaking Children are Only Increasing Despite State Efforts to Reduce  

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Even after four years of state funding for various disparity reduction projects, funding inequities within California's developmental services system are getting worse, according to a new report by Public Counsel. The report documents growing disparities in funding between White and Hispanic and Asian children and between English-speaking and Spanish-speaking children. The report identifies root causes for these alarming differences and provides recommendations to improve equal access to these state-funded programs and services.

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