DMC eNews-New Collaboration Extends DMC Action Network’s Impact
Published Mar 29, 2012, DMC Action Network
This month, Rock County, Wisconsin, a DMC Action Network site, describes a new partnership that is spreading effective strategies to reduce racial and ethnic disparities to Wisconsin’s largest county:
When you get results, people tend to take notice. So it’s not all that surprising that a 35% reduction in youth of color detained for probation violations and an 88% drop in youth placed in state juvenile correctional facilities would turn heads.
These results and others from Rock County have sparked a partnership to share effective DMC reduction strategies with Wisconsin’s largest county, Milwaukee County. Milwaukee County is home to approximately 250,000 youth under the age of 18, approximately 60% of whom are youth of color....
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- SAMHSA, MacArthur Collaborate to Improve How Juvenile System Responds to Youth with Behavioral Health Needs
- Pew Center on the States Seeks Applicants for Juvenile Justice Positions
- The Newest DMC and Juvenile Justice Information