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OJJDP works to prevent youth violence, gang involvement, girls' delinquency, and underage drinking.
OJJDP assists victims of child abduction and commercial sexual exploitation.
OJJDP supports mentoring, tribal youth programs, AMBER Alert, faith-based and community initiatives, and meeting the educational needs of system-involved youth.
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, July/August 2015
OJJDP announces the availability of OJJDP News @ a Glance, July/August 2015. This issue’s top story covers the White House Tribal Youth Gathering, and the video message from Administrator Robert L. Listenbee highlights OJJDP’s efforts to encourage and learn from youth voices.
Other features show how OJJDP is helping to rethink school discipline, encourage children to stand against violence, train youth leaders of the juvenile justice system, and more.
|Webinar To Discuss Responses to Trafficking of Boys
On October 6, 2015, from 3 to 4:15 p.m. ET, the Coalition for Juvenile Justice will host “Boys and Trafficking: Identifying and Serving Silent Survivors.” This webinar will discuss the prevalence of boys among survivors of human trafficking and the unique challenges they face. Presenters will share new data about the prevalence of human trafficking among boys and provide an example of how one local jurisdiction is responding to their needs. This webinar is part of a series on human trafficking. Register and learn more about this webinar.