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Livestreaming Available for National Summit on Preventing Youth Violence

On June 27-29, 2016, the National Forum on Youth Violence Prevention and My Brother's Keeper Task Force will sponsor the Fifth National Summit on Preventing Youth Violence in Baltimore, MD. This national event will bring together participants from more than 30 cities to share strategies to address youth violence. OJJDP will livestream from the 3-day summit. More icon

OJJDP Announces Deputy Associate Administrator Job Opening

Deputy Associate Administrator (Supervisory Grants Management Specialist) Join OJJDP
This position serves as the Deputy Associate Administrator for the Youth Development, Prevention, and Safety Division. The incumbent will: (1) provide direct supervision to grants management staff performing work at the GS-13 level and below; (2) provide policy guidance on juvenile delinquency prevention and victimization issues at the state and local levels; (3) review, analyze, and track youth development or prevention program grants or agreements; and (4) conduct risk assessments, financial reviews and audits, and business reviews of grant/agreement awardee operations. The closing date for applications is July 5, 2016. Learn more and apply.

 
From the Administrator
Robert L. Listenbee

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In the current video, OJJDP Administrator Robert L. Listenbee highlights the April observance of Child Abuse Prevention Month and OJJDP's work promoting the safety and well-being of our nation's children.


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Access OJJDP's policy guidance addressing the needs of girls at risk of entering or already involved in the juvenile justice system.

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

OJJDP works to prevent youth violence, gang involvement, and girls at risk.

OJJDP assists victims of child abduction and commercial sexual exploitation.

OJJDP supports mentoring, tribal youth programs, AMBER Alert, meeting the educational needs of system-involved youth, and eliminating solitary confinement for youth.

OJJDP News @ a Glance, March/April 2016

OJJDP announces the availability of OJJDP News @ a Glance, March/April 2016. This issue’s top story focuses on the observance of Child Abuse Prevention Month in April, and in the video, Administrator Robert L. Listenbee discusses OJJDP's ongoing efforts to promote the safety and well-being of our nation's children.

Other features highlight OJJDP's roundtable discussion of the unintended consequences of mandatory and pro-arrest policies on girls, the Office's support for tribal youth, DOJ adding three new Violence Reduction Network sites, and DOJ designating April 24-30 as National Reentry Week.
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Applications Being Accepted for Dual Status Youth Reform Training

The Robert F. Kennedy National Resource Center for Juvenile Justice, led by the Robert F. Kennedy Children's Action Corps, invites jurisdictions to apply to receive a 2-day training on dual status youth reform. This opportunity will help jurisdictions design, implement, and sustain practice reforms to serve their dual status youth populations. Apply by August 1, 2016. Submit an optional letter of intent by July 1, 2016. Learn more and apply. More icon

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