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Publication cover DMC eNews 37
Mar 3, 2014, Center for Children's Law and Policy
Sherry Lupton wins the Ruby M. Payne Cook award
Publication cover DMC eNews 37
Mar 3, 2014, Center for Children's Law and Policy
Sherry Lupton wins the Ruby M. Payne Cook award
Publication cover DMC eNews 36
Jan 22, 2014, Center for Children's Law and Policy
Outagamie County closes its juvenile detention center
Publication cover DMC eNews 35
Oct 10, 2013, Center for Children's Law and Policy
Comprehensive training on reducing racial and ethnic disparities in the juvenile justice system.
Publication cover DMC eNews 34
Jul 8, 2013, Center for Children's Law and Policy
Outagamie embraces family engagement, drops arrest rates 32%
Publication cover DMC eNews 33
Mar 8, 2013, Center for Children's Law and Policy
New program to support local efforts to reduce racial and ethnic disparities in juvenile justice
Publication cover DMC eNews 32
Nov 8, 2012, Center for Children's Law and Policy
Replicating the DMC Action Network approach and getting results in Connecticut
Publication cover DMC Action Network
Aug 16, 2012, Taking DMC Reduction Strategies Statewide in North Carolina
During the past six months, juvenile justice in North Carolina has undergone some significant changes. For one, the state’s juvenile justice agency, formerly known as the Department of Juvenile…
Publication cover DMC eNews 31
Jul 7, 2012, Center for Children's Law and Policy
Taking DMC reduction strategies statewide in North Carolina
Publication cover DMC Action Network
Jun 5, 2012, DMC Action Network
What do Alachua County, Florida, and Arapahoe County, Colorado, have in common? They're the next two jurisdictions to benefit from a new effort to reduce racial and ethnic disparities in the juvenile…
Publication cover DMC eNews-New Collaboration Extends DMC Action Network’s Impact
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…
Publication cover DMC e-News-By the Numbers: Signs of Progress from Rapides Parish, Louisiana
Feb 7, 2012, DMC Action Network
In this issue, we highlight work in Rapides Parish, Louisiana, where officials have reduced probation revocations by over 50% for youth of color. This edition also describes CCLP's search for…
Publication cover DMC e-News: Mark Masterson of Sedgwick County, KS Named Champion for Change
Jan 4, 2012, DMC Action Network
The November/December issue features news from the Models for Change 6th Annual Working Conference and the presentation of the Champions for Change award to Mark Masterson of Sedgewick County,…
Publication cover Disproportionate Minority Contact Action Network eNews-September/October
Oct 21, 2011, DMC Action Network
This month's issue includes articles featuring: Farewell and Thank You to Lisa Garry, A Visionary Advocate for Change Connecticut Replicates DMC Action Network Strategies at the State and Local…
Publication cover Disproportionate Minority Contact Action Network eNews-August
Aug 26, 2011, DMC Action Network
This month's issue focuses on "Having Faith: Partnering with Religious Organizations to Help Combat DMC." In October 2010, we described how Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, hit the ground running…
Publication cover Disproportionate Minority Contact Action Network eNews-June
Jul 6, 2011, DMC Action Network
What can you do about DMC with relatively little funding but a bigcommitment to racial and ethnic fairness? Outagamie County, Wisconsin,answers that question by sharing how it engaged community…
Publication cover Disproportionate Minority Contact Action Network eNews-June
Jun 2, 2011, DMC Action Network
Culture change. For many juvenile justice administrators, these two words represent an important goal, but one that often seems impossible to reach. This month, Rock County, Wisconsin, explains how…
Publication cover DMC (Disproportionate Minority Contact) Action Network eNews-January
Feb 1, 2011, DMC Action Network
Working to reduce racial and ethnic disparities in systems that serve at-risk youth is challenging, but knowing about strategies and tools to promote DMC reform can help jurisdictions that are…
Publication cover Disproportionate Minority Contact Action Network eNews-December
Dec 16, 2010, DMC Action Network
Nine months ago, we described how Jason Witt, Deputy Director of the Rock County, Wisconsin, Human Services Department, was navigating a vigorous debate surrounding reforms that had improved outcomes…
Publication cover DMC Action Network eNews-November
Dec 1, 2010, DMC Action Network
Generally, juvenile justice practitioners don't enter the field expecting the glitz and glamor that accompany some other professions -- it's the desire to help youth in trouble that provides the…
Publication cover DMC Action Network eNews-October
Oct 26, 2010, DMC Action Network
Smart, sustainable DMC reduction takes time. So what can a jurisdiction realistically hope to accomplish in just one year? As Lancaster County, PA, has demonstrated, you can accomplish a lot,…
Publication cover DMC Action Network eNews
Sep 29, 2010, DMC Action Network
In Washington State’s Benton-Franklin Counties, financial shortfalls have forced the counties to limit the population at their 80-bed detention center to 35 youth. That cap can help keep…
Publication cover Disproportionate Minority Contact Action Network eNews, August 2010
Aug 30, 2010, DMC Action Network
In November 2009, we highlighted Baltimore City’s Pre-Adjudication Coordination and Transition Center, which was recognized by the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention as a…
Publication cover DMC Action Network e-News - July 2010
Jul 30, 2010, DMC Action Network
In November 2009, we described how the Kansas Juvenile Justice Authority weathered severe budget cuts at the state level by closing correctional facilities and continuing to fund its community…
Publication cover DMC Action Network e-News - June 2010
Jun 30, 2010, DMC Action Network
At the age of sixteen, Edwin Desamour was convicted as an adult for third-degree murder. He spent eight years in an adult penitentiary and eleven and a half years on parole. Now, twenty years later,…
Publication cover DMC Action Network e-News - May 2010
Jun 7, 2010, DMC Action Network
This month, representatives from DMC Action Network sites gathered in Alexandria, Virginia, for the final annual meeting of the full Network. The three-day conference focused on equipping…
Publication cover DMC Action Network e-News - April 2010
Apr 29, 2010, DMC Action Network
In December 2009, we introduced nine new sites to the DMC Action Network. Those sites are working closely with the Network’s eleven original sites to build their data collection capacity,…
Publication cover DMC Action Network e-News - March 2010
Mar 30, 2010, DMC Action Network
The DMC Action Network promotes the data-driven development and expansion of community-based alternatives to secure detention as a way of reducing unnecessary incarceration of youth of color while…
Publication cover DMC Action Network e-News - February 2010
Feb 23, 2010, DMC Action Network
Keeping youth of color from entering the juvenile justice system is a big part of eliminating racial and ethnic disparities - but it isn't the only way to reduce DMC. This month, representatives from…
Publication cover DMC Action Network e-News - January 2010
Jan 12, 2010, DMC Action Network
The DMC Action Network had much to celebrate at the end of 2009. Last month, the MacArthur Foundation's Fourth Annual National Working Conference in Washington, DC highlighted successes in DMC…
Publication cover DMC Action Network e-News - December 2009
Dec 16, 2009, DMC Action Network
This month we welcome the nine newest additions to the DMC Action Network. Twenty-one sites in eight states are now working to identify and reduce racial and ethnic disparities as part of the Models…
Publication cover DMC Action Network e-News - November 2009
Nov 4, 2009, DMC Action Network
In This Issue: 35 Years of the JJDPA Learn More about JJDPA Reauthorization Keeping Reforms on Track while Cutting Back: The Kansas Story OJJDP Recognizes Baltimore City in DMC Reduction…
Publication cover DMC eNews #5: DMC Reduction Signs of Progress
Aug 1, 2009, DMC Action Network
DMC eNews reports on efforts to reduce Disproportionate Minority Contact, or DMC, in juvenile justice systems in the DMC Action Network. Issue #5 highlights DMC Action Network innovations that are…
Publication cover DMC eNews #4: Transformation at Annual Meeting
Jul 7, 2009, DMC Action Network
DMC eNews reports on efforts to reduce Disproportionate Minority Contact, or DMC, in juvenile justice systems in the DMC Action Network. Sign up here to receive DMC eNews by email. Issue #4 contains…
Publication cover DMC eNews #3: Burns Institute Data
Feb 17, 2009, Center for Children's Law and Policy
DMC eNews reports on efforts to reduce Disproportionate Minority Contact, or DMC, in juvenile justice systems in the DMC Action Network. Sign up here to receive DMC eNews by email. Issue #3 contains…
Publication cover DMC eNews #2: What DMC Reduction Is—and Is Not
Dec 3, 2008, Center for Children's Law and Policy
DMC eNews reports on efforts to reduce Disproportionate Minority Contact, or DMC, in juvenile justice systems in the DMC Action Network. Sign up here to receive DMC eNews by email. Issue #2 contains…
Publication cover DMC eNews #1: Intro to the DMC Action Network
Nov 12, 2008, Center for Children's Law and Policy
DMC eNews reports on efforts to reduce Disproportionate Minority Contact, or DMC, in juvenile justice systems in the DMC Action Network. Sign up here to receive DMC eNews by email. Issue #1 contains…
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