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)

National Center for Juvenile Justice

Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention
DMC Initiative

National Innovations to Reduce DMC

The Sentencing Project

Youth Law Center

The W. Haywood Burns Institute for Juvenile Fairness & Equity

Annie E. Casey Foundation
Juvenile Detention Alternatives Initiative

Multnomah County
Rick Jensen, Detention Reform Initiative Coordinator

Coalition for Juvenile Justice

Juvenile Law Center

Juvenile Justice Policy Institute
The Multnomah County, Oregon Success Story and its Implications

Child Welfare League of America
National Center for Program Leadership
Juvenile Justice Division

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