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DEPARTMENT PERFORMANCE

Human Rights - Criminal and Juvenile Justice Planning

San Wong, Department of Human Rights Director

Mission Statement:
The Division of Criminal and Juvenile Justice Planning exists to help state and local officials and criminal and juvenile justice system practioners identify and address relevant issues through research, data and policy analysis, planning and grant administration.

Funds for justice research
Iowa Youth Survey

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Highlighted Measure:

Ratio of outside funds received for justice research, evaluation and planning to state funds appropriated for justice research and evaluation.

Data Source: Department of Human Rights, Division of Criminal and Juvenile Justice Planning

Updated 12/08/2016

GRAPH - Funds for Justice Research and Evaluation

Why this is important:
This measurement is important because it demonstrates the ability of state and local government, courts, and private partners to improve justice system programming through research-based interventions and data based decisions without adding financial burdens to the state of Iowa.


What we're doing about this:
Reviews of federal assistance and grant postings are current, grant-writing skills are maintained and upgraded, and all appropriate grants are applied for.

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Highlighted Measure:

Mean scores on the positive youth development constructs from the Iowa Youth Survey.

Goal: 90% on each construct.

Data Source: Department of Education; Department of Public Health; Department of Human Rights, Division of Criminal and Juvenile Justice Planning; and Iowa Youth Survey

NOTE: The Iowa Youth Survey was completed in the fall of 2016 and the results will be available in 2017.

Updated 02/12/2015

 

GRAPH - Percent Students Who Feel Safe at School

Why this is important:
Youth who are healthy, safe and successful during their school years are more likely to grow into healthy, safe and successful adults. Positive youth development activities promote protective behaviors, attitudes and environments that reduce the possibilities for delinquent or risky behaviors.


What we're doing about this:
Grant-writing, collaborative planning, management of community grants; and training and technical assistance strategies are pursued.

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