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OJJDP Updates Statistical Briefing Book

Statistical Briefing BookOJJDP has updated its Statistical Briefing Book (SBB). Developed by the National Center for Juvenile Justice, SBB offers easy online access to statistics on a variety of juvenile justice topics. Recent updates have been posted to Easy Access to FBI Arrest Statistics, Easy Access to State and County Juvenile Court Case Counts, and the FAQ section.More icon

  Registration Open for Tribal Youth Leadership Training
National Youth Today's Native Leaders Leadership Initiative

UNITY (United National Indian Tribal Youth), in collaboration with OJJDP, will host the Today’s Native Leaders Community Service Academy on April 10–12, 2015, in Rapid City, SD. This free event will provide as many as 100 tribal youth with leadership training on designing youth-led community service projects, creating a UNITY youth council, engaging in action planning and event promotion, and more. Trained youth will have the opportunity to present at the annual national UNITY conference in Washington, DC, in the summer of 2015.   More icon

 
From the Administrator
Robert L. Listenbee

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Administrator Listenbee shares a video message highlighting the release of “Ending Violence So Children Can Thrive,” a report with comprehensive policy recommendations from the Advisory Committee of the Attorney General’s Task Force on American Indian and Alaska Native Children Exposed to Violence.


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OJJDP News @ a Glance,
November/December 2014

OJJDP announces the availability of OJJDP News @ a Glance, November/December 2014. This issue’s top story and video message from Administrator Listenbee highlight the release of “Ending Violence So Children Can Thrive,” a report with comprehensive policy recommendations from the Advisory Committee of the Attorney General’s Task Force on American Indian and Alaska Native Children Exposed to Violence.

Other features highlight the Office’s fiscal year 2014 grant awards, OJJDP-convened roundtables on mentoring and the needs of LGBTQ youth, and more. More icon

Webinar To Discuss Resources for Implementing School Discipline Consensus Report Recommendations

On March 4, 2015, from 3 to 4:30 p.m. ET, OJJDP—in collaboration with the U.S. Departments of Justice and Education and Health and Human Services’ Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration—will present “Resources School-Justice Partners Can Use To Keep Kids Actively Engaged in Learning and Out of Court.” This webinar will focus on resources to help practitioners and policymakers implement recommendations in the School Discipline Consensus Report.

Presenters will highlight the success of localities currently implementing these recommendations and will address questions that participants in the previous webinars in this series asked. This is the sixth and final webinar in the new Supportive School Discipline Initiative series. Register for this free webinar.  More icon