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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.
|Justice Department Awards $94 Million in Second Chance Act, Drug Court Grants
The Department of Justice has released grants for the following programs:
- Second Chance Act. On October 1, 2015, the U.S. Department of Justice awarded $53 million in Second Chance Act (SCA) grants to state, local, and tribal organizations in 45 jurisdictions to reduce recidivism among adults and youth after confinement. In addition, the National Reentry Resource Center will continue to offer resources for grantees.
- Adult, Family, and Juvenile Drug Courts. On October 5, 2015, the U.S. Department of Justice announced more than $41 million in grants to support adult, family, and juvenile drug courts nationwide.