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Technical Assistance to End Racial and Ethnic Disparities in the Juvenile Justice System

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Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2014, $413,365)

With OJJDP funds, Development Services Group will establish, operate, and maintain an OJJDP comprehensive technical assistance resource center website, which will serve as a comprehensive clearinghouse on issues related to eliminating racial and ethnic disparities in juvenile justice and to strategically focus DMC reduction efforts.

The identified project goals are to: 1) assist state and local/tribal governments in implementing DMC reduction programs, providing guidance in the areas of the OJJDP DMC reduction model, 2) improve the training and education of professionals addressing DMC reduction, and 3) identify promising and evidenced based strategies that have a sound theoretical basis and/or demonstrated measureable success in reducing DMC.


Date Created: September 21, 2014