Office of Children and Family Services

Racial Equity & Cultural Competence

On-Line Resource List

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Please visit the following websites if you are interested in learning more about the issues related to disproportionality, overrepresentation and disparity.  Please note that this is a partial list, but a good starting point for research, promising programs and state efforts.

Juvenile Justice Evaluation Center
Justice Research and Statistics Association
7 Steps to Develop & Evaluate Strategies to Reduce Disproportionate Minority Contact (DMC)
www.jrsa.org

National Center for Juvenile Justice
www.ncjj.org

Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention
DMC Initiative
www.ojjdp.ncjrs.org/dmc/index.html

National Innovations to Reduce DMC
OJJDP
askjj@ncjrs.org

The Sentencing Project
www.sentencingproject.org

Youth Law Center
www.ylc.org

The W. Haywood Burns Institute for Juvenile Fairness & Equity
www.burnsinstitute.org

Annie E. Casey Foundation
Juvenile Detention Alternatives Initiative
www.aecf.org

Multnomah County
Rick Jensen, Detention Reform Initiative Coordinator
rick.k.jensen@co.multnomah.or.us

Coalition for Juvenile Justice
info@juvjustic.org

Juvenile Law Center
info@jlc.org

Juvenile Justice Policy Institute
The Multnomah County, Oregon Success Story and its Implications
www.cjcj.org

Child Welfare League of America
National Center for Program Leadership
Juvenile Justice Division
www.cwla.org

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