Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2023, $1,000,000)
The Hennepin County Attorney’s Office aims to improve racial equity, increase supports for individuals impacted by the justice system, increase trust from the community, and strengthen community safety in Hennepin County, Minnesota. Primary activities include inviting community stakeholders to develop and implement programs focused on disparities and inequities in Hennepin County’s Youth Justice System; examine disparities at decision points within HCAO’s sphere of decision-making authority; and invest in evidence-based programs that divert young people from the justice system.
- Implement local, tribal, and statewide delinquency prevention and intervention programs and projects in alignment with the state three-year prevention plan and the requirements of the JJDPA.
- The purpose of the formula grant program is to support state and local delinquency prevention and intervention efforts and juvenile justice system improvements
- Reduce Prison Rape