Center for Children's Law and Policy
Grants to Center for Children's Law and Policy
2012 (Duration 2 years)
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.
2011 (Duration 2 years)
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.
2011 (Inactive Grant)
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.
The MacArthur Foundation awarded Center for Children's Law and Policy $751,000 between 2010 and 2013.