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|OJJDP News @ a Glance,
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.
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.