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OJJDP's Advisory Committee Extends Application Deadline for 2015 Vacancies

FACJJThe Federal Advisory Committee on Juvenile Justice (FACJJ) has extended the deadline for membership applications to September 4, 2015. The applicant must be a current member of a State and Juvenile Justice Advisory Group (SAG) from the selected jurisdictions. Service on the FACJJ is an opportunity for SAG members to collaborate with OJJDP leadership and staff on a deeper level, forge stronger relationships among states and territories with mutual interests, and provide timely responses to legislative, policy, and program matters. More icon

LinkedIn and MENTOR Launch National Mentoring Initiative

LinkedIn, in collaboration with MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership, has launched a new page on its website inviting members to share their mentoring stories and to search for local volunteer mentoring opportunities. LinkedIn members will be directed to mentoring opportunities from the MENTOR database, Mentoring Connector. More icon


From the Administrator
Robert L. Listenbee

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In the current video message, OJJDP Administrator Robert L. Listenbee discusses OJJDP’s efforts to encourage and learn from youth voices.

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See the studies that are helping to inform OJJDP’s policy and program development.

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. More icon

Materials Available from the Federal Advisory Committee on Juvenile Justice Meeting

On Monday, August 24, 2015, the Federal Advisory Committee on Juvenile Justice (FACJJ) convened via webinar. If you were unable to participate, meeting materials are now accessible online: See the FACJJ site to learn more.  More icon
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