Skip to Content


Use the following links to quickly jump to the desire location in the page.

You are on this page: Resources

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