$1M to Improve Juvenile Justice, Reduce Disparities

Agency: Justice Dept. (Office of Juvenile Justice & Delinquency Prevention-OJJDP); Program: OJJDP FY 17 Racial and Ethnic Disparity Training and Technical Assistance (CFDA Number: 16.540) (Funding Opportunity Number: OJJDP-2017-10948); Eligibility: For-profits, nonprofits and colleges; Funding: $1 million for one award (no match required); Deadline: Feb. 23.

Summary: This grant supports one center to address racial and ethnic disparities in the juvenile justice system. The center will support research into measures which reduce minority contact with the juvenile justice system. Research must look at includes arrests, referrals to court, diversion, charges filed, placement in secure juvenile detention facilities and adult jails and lockups, findings of delinquency, placement in secure juvenile correctional facilities, probation, and transfers. The goal is to implement better ways of treating juveniles in the criminal justice system and to reduce the proportion of ethnic youth in the system.

Info: https://goo.gl/JkFO0D (NOFA); for technical assistance, support@grants.gov 800–518–4726, 606–545–5035, or grants@ncjrs.gov, email.

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