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OJJDP Technical Assistance to End Racial and Ethnic Disparities (RED)

Award Information

Award #
2014-MU-FX-K002
Location
Congressional District
Status
Closed
Funding First Awarded
2014
Total funding (to date)
$1,802,386

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2014, $752,386)

With OJJDP funding, the W. Haywood Burns Institute and the Center for Children's Law Policy will provide a training and technical assistance program aimed at more effectively reducing racial and ethnic disparities in juvenile justice systems that will serve to: aid with the development of a collaboration of key stakeholders locally for systems change; identify key decision points in the system where disparities occur; collect and analyze data at various decision points and provide alternatives to incarceration; develop and implement plans to reduce racial and ethnic disparities; and monitor and evaluate the program's progress. CA/NCF

This program furthers the Department's mission by providing grants and cooperative agreements for training and technical assistance to organizations that OJJDP designates.
The W. Haywood Burns Institute (“the BI”) proposes a technical assistance and training project aimed at effectively reducing racial and ethnic disparities (“RED”) in juvenile justice systems. This project seeks to achieve the following goals: (1) Assist state, local, and/or tribal governments in implementing reduction programs to address RED; (2) Improve the training and education of professionals addressing RED in juvenile justice systems at the state and local levels to develop their capacity to foster systems change; and (3) Identify promising and evidence-based strategies that have a sound theoretical basis and/or have demonstrated measurable success in reducing racial and ethnic disparities. NCA/NCF

This program furthers the Department's mission by providing grants and cooperative agreements for training and technical assistance to organizations that OJJDP designates.

The W. Haywood Burns Institute (“the BI”) proposes a technical assistance and training project aimed at effectively reducing racial and ethnic disparities (“RED”) in juvenile justice systems. This project seeks to achieve the following goals: (1) Assist state, local, and/or tribal governments in implementing reduction programs to address RED; (2) Improve the training and education of professionals addressing RED in juvenile justice systems at the state and local levels to develop their capacity to foster systems change; and (3) Identify promising and evidence-based strategies that have a sound theoretical basis and/or have demonstrated measurable success in reducing racial and ethnic disparities. NCA/NCF

Date Created: September 21, 2014