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File #: 14-5134    Version: 1 Name: Analysis of youth from Chicago committed to IDJJ
Type: Grant Award Status: Approved
File created: 8/27/2014 In control: Board of Commissioners
On agenda: 9/10/2014 Final action: 9/10/2014
Title: PROPOSED GRANT AWARD Department: Cook County Justice Advisory Council Grantee: Cook County Justice Advisory Council Grantor: Illinois Department of Human Services Request: Authorization to accept grant Purpose: The purpose of the grant is to fund an exploratory analysis of youth from Chicago committed to IDJJ by the Cook County Juvenile Court. Grant Amount: $24,500.00 Grant Period: 9/15/2014 - 6/30/2015 Fiscal Impact: N/A Accounts: N/A Concurrences: The Budget Department has received all requisite documents and determined the fiscal impact on Cook County, if any. Summary: The JAC proposes to conduct an in-depth analysis of youth from Chicago committed to DJJ by the Cook County Juvenile Court. The analysis will merge data sets from DJJ, the Department of Children and Family Services, and the Chicago Police Department. Combined these data sets will give a more complete picture of youths' progression through the system, recidivism...
Indexes: (inactive) ALEJANDRO M. AIXALÁ, Executive Director, Justice Advisory Council
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PROPOSED GRANT AWARD
 
Department:  Cook County Justice Advisory Council
 
Grantee:  Cook County Justice Advisory Council
 
Grantor:  Illinois Department of Human Services
 
Request:  Authorization to accept grant  
 
Purpose:  The purpose of the grant is to fund an exploratory analysis of youth from Chicago committed to IDJJ by the Cook County Juvenile Court.   
 
Grant Amount:  $24,500.00
 
Grant Period:  9/15/2014 - 6/30/2015
 
Fiscal Impact:  N/A
 
Accounts:   N/A
 
Concurrences:
The Budget Department has received all requisite documents and determined the fiscal impact on Cook County, if any.
 
Summary:   The JAC proposes to conduct an in-depth analysis of youth from Chicago committed to DJJ by the Cook County Juvenile Court.  The analysis will merge data sets from DJJ, the Department of Children and Family Services, and the Chicago Police Department.  Combined these data sets will give a more complete picture of youths' progression through the system, recidivism, history of separation from family and initial insight into dispositional data.  This initial data analysis may lead to combining other data sets from relevant stakeholders providing a complete picture of opportunities to avoid commitments to DJJ and better serve youths in a community based setting.
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