Juvenile Court
101 E. Huron, PO Box 8645
Ann Arbor, MI 48107-8645
(734) 222- 6900


DMC Related Links

OJJDP’s DMC Web site lists DMC data resources and tools, publications, and state DMC contacts and state reports. http://ojjdp.ncjrs.gov/dmc/ Including:

· Disproportionate Minority Contact Technical Assistance Manual, 3rd Edition http://www.ncjrs.gov/html/ojjdp/dmc_ta_manual/index.html

· OJJDP DMC – Reduction Best Practices Database http://mpg.dsgonline.com/dmc_relatedlinks.aspx

· OJJDP – Model Programs Guide http://www.dsgonline.com/mpg2.5/mpg_index.htm

Juvenile Detention Alternatives Initiative (JDAI): JDAI is an initiative of the Casey Foundation focusing on the juvenile detention component of the juvenile justice system to promote changes to policies, practices, and programs to reduce reliance on secure confinement; improve public safety; reduce racial disparities and bias; save taxpayers’ dollars; and stimulate overall juvenile justice reforms. There are currently over 80 sites in 21 states. http://www.aecf.org/Home/MajorInitiatives/JuvenileDetentionAlternativesInitiative.aspx

Models for Change DMC Initiative: Models for Change is a MacArthur Foundation funded system change initiative seeking to reduce racial and ethnic disparities in the juvenile justice system in several states. http://www.modelsforchange.net/issues/racial/

Juvenile JusticeEvaluation Center(JJEC): The JJEC is operated by the Justice Research and Statistics Association (JRSA) to assist OJJDP in building evaluation capacity in the states through publications, Short-term, state-specific consultation, and grants to develop evaluation partnerships. http://www.jrsa.org/jjec

The W. Haywood Burns Institute: The Burns Institute (BI) works with local jurisdictions to reduce minority overrepresentation in the juvenile justice system. http://www.burnsinstitute.org/

American Bar Association, Defending Liberty, Pursuing Justice, November 8, 2008, Town Hall Meeting for Juvenile Justice. http://www.sentencingproject.org/Admin/Documents/publications/inc_ABATransitionDocument.pdf

Disproportionate Minority Contact in the Juvenile Justice System, Child Welfare League of America, 2005, http://www.cwla.org/programs/juvenilejustice/disproportionate.pdf

Piquero, Alex, R. “Disproportionate Minority Contact,” The Future of Children, Vol 18/No.2/Fall 2008. http://www.futureofchildren.org/information2826/information_show.htm?doc_id=709698

Juvenile Defense Network http://www.youthadvocacyproject.org/JDN%20DMC.htm

The Sentencing Project, Research and Advocacy for Reform http://www.sentencingproject.org/IssueAreaHome.aspx?IssueID=3

Social Work Degree Programs http://www.socialworkdegree.net

A Comprehensive Directory of MSW Degree Programs  http://www.mswguide.org/schools/