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Coordinating  Council on Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention logoCoordinating Council To Address Juvenile Justice Reentry

On July 28, 2014, from 10:00 a.m. to 12 p.m. ET, the Coordinating Council on Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention will convene in Washington, DC, to discuss juvenile justice reentry. Council members and invited experts will address OJJDP’s juvenile reentry strategic plan and activities, research findings on improving youth outcomes, evaluation of the impact of diversion and reentry initiatives, and federal, state, and community activities involving youth transitioning from juvenile justice systems to communities. Chaired by Attorney General Eric Holder, the Council coordinates federal programs relating to juvenile delinquency prevention and missing and exploited children. OJJDP Administrator Robert L. Listenbee serves as vice chair.  More icon

  OJJDP Announces New Funding Opportunities
OJJDP Funding Announcement

OJJDP has announced the following fiscal year 2014 funding opportunities:

Visit OJJDP’s funding page for more information about these solicitations and other current funding opportunities.  More icon

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OJJDP works to prevent gang involvement, girls' delinquency, and underage drinking.

OJJDP assists victims of child abduction and commercial sexual exploitation.

OJJDP supports mentoring, tribal youth programs and services, AMBER Alert, faith-based and community initiatives and the Supportive School Discipline Initiative.

OJJDP News @ a Glance, May/June 2014

OJJDP announces the availability of OJJDP News @ a Glance, May/June 2014. This issue’s lead story highlights OJJDP Administrator Robert L. Listenbee’s testimony at a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on the reauthorization of the JJDP Act. The issue also includes special features on the release of a new Council of State Governments school discipline report; the final public hearing of the Task Force on American Indian and Alaska Native Children Exposed to Violence; OJJDP’s new Smart on Juvenile Justice solicitations; and more.  More icon

Webinar To Discuss Status Offense System Reform

On July 29, 2014, at 1 p.m. ET, the Vera Institute of Justice will present “Planning and Implementing Status Offense System Change.” This 1-hour Webinar will focus on module 3 of its “Toolkit for Status Offense System Reform.” Presenters will discuss how local jurisdictions can plan and implement system change in their responses to youth status offenses, such as truancy or running away, to prevent juvenile justice system intervention. The Webinar will feature the experiences of two jurisdictions—Connecticut and Campbell County, KY—and address the key challenges each overcame to design their system reform.  More icon