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Center for Children's Law and Policy

Grants to Center for Children's Law and Policy

  • $280,000Active Strategy

    2014 (Duration 1 year)

    Juvenile Justice

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Center for Children's Law and Policy seeks to reform juvenile justice, child welfare, and other systems that affect disadvantaged youth. As a national expert for Models for Change, the Center provides technical assistance to state and local jurisdictions in developing interventions to reduce racial and ethnic disparities in the juvenile justice system. This grant will enable the Center to use its Racial and Ethnic Disparities Practice Manual and training to disseminate the lessons learned through Models for Change and provide jurisdictions practical tools to address the disproportionately-high contact of youth of color in the juvenile justice system.

  • $250,000Active Strategy

    2013 (Duration 2 years)

    Juvenile Justice

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — This is one of four matching grants that fund projects under a public-private partnership between the U.S. Department of Justice Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) and the Foundation to promote and diffuse best practices developed through Models for Change. The Center - a nationally-recognized source for training, technical assistance, and information in juvenile justice - will provide training and technical assistance to two local jurisdictions to reduce the over-representation of minority youth in the juvenile justice system using a five-step model developed and tested through the Models for Change Disproportionate Minority Contact Action Network in 17 sites.

  • $480,000Active Strategy

    2012 (Duration 2 years)

    Juvenile Justice

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Center for Children's Law and Policy is a public interest advocacy organization, which, as a member of the Models for Change National Resource Bank of expert consultants, helps state and local jurisdictions reduce racial and ethnic disparities in the juvenile justice system. It will use this grant to help Louisiana complete implementation of new juvenile detention licensing standards and develop a practice manual and a training program to disseminate Models for Change knowledge, tools, and strategies for reducing racial and ethnic disparities.

  • $250,000Active Strategy

    2011 (Inactive Grant)

    Juvenile Justice

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — As part of the Foundation's public-private partnership with the U.S. Department of Justice Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention to promote and diffuse Models for Change best practices, it is funding four technical assistance projects in18 state and local jurisdictions adopting and implementing innovative and promising practices from Models for Change states. Center for Children's Law and Policy will provide training and technical assistance to two local jurisdictions to reduce minority over-representation in the juvenile justice system using a five-step model developed and tested through the Models for Change Disproportionate Minority Contact (DMC) Action Network.

  • $21,000Active Strategy

    2011 (Inactive Grant)

    Juvenile Justice

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — To provide technical assistance on the development of statewide juvenile detention facility standards and licensing in Louisiana as part of Models for Change.

  • $1,466,000Active Strategy

    2009 (Inactive Grant)

    Juvenile Justice

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — To reduce disproportionate minority contact and racial and ethnic disparities in the Models for Change core states (over three years).

  • $3,250,000Active Strategy

    2008 (Inactive Grant)

    Juvenile Justice

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — To provide support to the states participating in the Models for Change Disproportionate Minority Contact Action Network (over two years).

  • $1,750,000Active Strategy

    2007 (Inactive Grant)

    Juvenile Justice

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — To administer and manage the Disproportionate Minority Contact Action Network (over three years).

  • $1,500,000Active Strategy

    2006 (Inactive Grant)

    Juvenile Justice

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — In support of activities to reduce disproportionate minority contact and racial and ethnic disparities in the Models for Change states (over three years).

The MacArthur Foundation awarded Center for Children's Law and Policy $9,247,000 between 2003 and 2014.

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