Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Disproportionate Minority Contact Web Site
OJJDP’s DMC Web site lists DMC data resources and tools, publications, and state DMC contacts and state reports.
Easy Access to Juvenile Populations (EZAPOP)
Provides access to National, State, and County level population data detailed by age, sex, race, and ethnicity. Users can create population profiles for a single jurisdiction or create State Comparison or County Comparison tables.
Statistical Briefing Book (SBB)
The OJJDP Statistical Briefing Book (SBB) enables users to access information on its Web site to learn more about juvenile crime and victimization and about youth involved in the juvenile justice system. Developed for OJJDP by the National Center for Juvenile Justice, SBB provides reliable statistical answers to the most frequently asked questions from policymakers, the media, and the general public. In addition, the data analysis and dissemination tools available through SBB give users quick and easy access to detailed statistics on a variety of juvenile justice topics.
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.
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.
Building Blocks for Youth (BBY)
BBY initiative is an alliance of children and youth advocates, researchers, law enforcement professionals and community organizers that seeks to reduce overrepresentation and disparate treatment of youth of color in the justice system, and to promote fair, rational and effective juvenile justice policies.
The W. Haywood Burns Institute
The Burns Institute (BI) works with local jurisdictions to reduce minority overrepresentation in the juvenile justice system.