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OJJDP News @ a Glance, September/October 2015
OJJDP announces the availability of OJJDP News @ a Glance, September/October 2015. This issue’s top story covers President Obama’s recent proclamation of October 2015 as National Youth Justice Awareness Month, and in the video, OJJDP Administrator Robert L. Listenbee discusses the proclamation’s significance with a juvenile justice youth advocate.
Other features showcase the youth and law enforcement leaders recognized as "Champions of Change", new sites added to the Violence Reduction Network, OJJDP’s recently held family drug court listening session, and more.
|Webinar To Explore Developing a Tribal Youth Communications Plan
On December 3, 2015, at 6 p.m. ET, OJJDP, in collaboration with the United Nation Indian Tribal Youth (UNITY), will present "Getting the Right Attention: Developing a Communications Plan for Your Youth Initiative or Youth Council." This 1-hour webinar will provide tools to help tribal youth and youth advisors build an effective communications plan to promote youth activities. Register for this free webinar.