|OJJDP News @ a Glance, September/October 2013
OJJDP announces the availability of OJJDP News @ a Glance, September/October 2013. This issue of OJJDP’s bimonthly newsletter highlights a listening session organized by the White House Domestic Policy Council and OJJDP on how to improve or enhance mentoring services for children of incarcerated parents. The newsletter also includes articles on the Third Annual Summit on Preventing Youth Violence an OJJDP-commissioned Institute of Medicine report on the commercial sexual exploitation and trafficking of minors; a new OJJDP bulletin that examines delinquency and victimization among youth exposed to violence; and more.
|OJJDP Partners With Tribal Organization To Advance Youth Leadership in Indian Country
OJJDP recently announced a new partnership with United National Indian Tribal Youth (UNITY), a national organization promoting personal development, citizenship, and leadership among American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN) youth ages 14–24. OJJDP has awarded UNITY $850,000 to plan and implement the National Intertribal Youth Leadership Development Initiative, which will offer regional and national youth gatherings, opportunities, and services to develop leadership skills among yearly cohorts of tribal youth.