Chapter 7 Strategies for Serving Hispanic Youth

Published On: October 1, 2009


Maria Ramiu, YLC Managing Director, and Dana Shoenberg, CCLP Staff Attorney co-authored Chapter 7, Strategies for Serving Hispanic Youth, in Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention’s Disproportionate Minority Contact Technical Assistance Manual (2009 fourth edition). Chapter 7 describes the lessons learned from a two-year project in Washoe County, Nevada, and Travis County, Texas that was designed to develop new and accurate data collection methods for Hispanic youth and to reduce DMC for Hispanic and other youth at key decision points. The entire manual can be found downloaded at:

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