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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.
|Report Highlights State Trends in Juvenile Justice Legislation
The National Conference of State Legislatures has released “Trends in Juvenile Justice State Legislation 2011-2015,” which examines state legislative activity from 2011 to 2015 on a number of juvenile justice issues. View and download the full report.