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Takedown of DOJ Juvenile Justice Office Webpages About Still-Active Initiatives Highlights its Shift Towards a More Punitive Approach

The Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP), a division of the Department of Justice (DOJ), has removed a number of webpages related to ongoing programs and policy guidance, and altered messaging on its website in ways…
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We Need an Intersectional Approach to Juvenile Justice Reform - Juvenile Justice Information Exchange

Juvenile justice reformers are seeking to find out why racial and ethnic minorities are over-represented in the juvenile justice system—a phenomenon known as disproportionate minority contact (DMC). However, reformers are also paying more…
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Black Family Summit Focuses on Proactive Options for Minority Youth - The Palm Coast Observer

The Black Family Summit met February 25, 2017 to discuss the school-to-prison pipeline and to find ways to keep minority youth out of jail. The Department of Juvenile Justice (DJJ) attended the summit and discussed the reality of disproportionate…