Washington State Partnership Council on Juvenile Justice
The Washington State Partnership Council on Juvenile Justice (WA-PCJJ) is requesting proposals -- for counties that were involved in Phase I and II of the Washington State Disproportionate Minority Contact (DMC) Assessment that was conducted by the University of Washington -- to reduce racial and ethnic disparities in their juvenile justice system by implementation of recommendations from the assessment.
For additional information see Funding Opportunities.
The Effectiveness of Declining Juvenile Court Jurisdiction of Youth
The Washington State Partnership Council on Juvenile Justice (WAPCJJ) initiated and funded a study conducted by the Washington State Institute for Public Policy - "The Effectiveness of Declining Juvenile Court Jurisdiction of Youth". Elizabeth Drake, Senior Research Associate, WSIPP, presented the findings from the study to the Council at the WA-PCJJ January 23rd meeting.
From the meta-analysis of all available literature that was conducted as part of the study, it was found there was a statistically significant increase in recidivism when juveniles are automatically declined from the juvenile court (see page 13 of the report).
The Office of Juvenile Justice and the Washington State Partnership Council on Juvenile Justice are pleased to share the 2012 Juvenile Justice Annual Report.
If you would like a hard copy of the report, please email email@example.com and a report will be mailed to you at no cost. If you would like more than one, please indicate in your email along with your mailing address. Reports are sent via USPS.
The Office of Juvenile Justice Releases:
- Washington State Disproportionate Minority Contact Assessment, January, 2013
- JDAI Bulletin, January 2013
- Record Sealing Bulletin, January 2013
- Washington State Criminal Street Gang Prevention and Intervention Multi-Site Evaluation: Interim Evaluation Report 8/01/12 - 12/31/12, January, 2013
January 31, 2013 Re Entry/Aftercare News Release
The Partnership Council has selected two programs to receive Federal Title II funding to address youth reentry/aftercare: Northwest Educational Service District 189 in Anacortes in the amount of $99,927, and Educational Service District 112 in Vancouver in the amount of $100,000.