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Reducing Racial Disparities in the Juvenile Justice System

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Total funding (to date)

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2004, $494,739)

The purpose of this project is to address two problems that have proven difficult for the states: 1)collecting accurate data on Latino youth in the juvenile justice system, and 2) reducing DMC at critical decision-points in the system. The Youth Law Center will work with two jurisdictions over a two-year period to develop new and accurate data collection methods for Latino youth in the juvenile justice system and to reduce DMC at critical decision-points. NCA/NCF

Date Created: September 16, 2004