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Reducing Disproportionate Minority Contact in Williamson County, Texas

Award Information

Award #
2020-JX-FX-K003
Location
Congressional District
Status
Open
Funding First Awarded
2019
Total funding (to date)
$802,058

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2019, $802,058)

Pursuant to 42 U.S.C. 5633(d), if a state fails to submit a plan or submits a plan that does not meet the requirements of the JJDP Act, the OJJDP Administrator shall endeavor to make the Formula Grants program fund allocation available to local public or private nonprofit agencies within the state. OJJDP's Nonparticipating State Program makes the Formula Grants program fund allocation available to local public or private nonprofit agencies within the state. The recipient agency must use the funds to carry out activities that support compliance with the requirements of 34 U.S.C. §§ 11133(a) (11), (12), (13), and (22) (the “core” requirements). The State of Texas has been found ineligible to participate in the Formula Grants Program under Title II, Part B, of the JJDP Act (34 U.S.C. §§ 11131–11133). Therefore, the University of Texas at Austin proposes a comprehensive and coordinated approach to addressing juvenile delinquency prevention and reducing the disproportionate minority contact (DMC) of juveniles who come into contact with the Williamson County juvenile justice system. CA/NCF

Date Created: October 22, 2020