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2008 Report to Congress: Title V Incentive Grants for Local Delinquency Prevention Programs
March 2011. This report provides an overview of the submission timeline, eligibility requirements, program-specific information, and application requirements for the Title V Incentive Grants for Local Delinquency Prevention Programs administered by OJJDP. 30 pages. NCJ 231131.
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2009 Report to Congress: Title V Community Prevention Grants Program
April 2011. This document from the U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, presents the 2009 Report to Congress regarding the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention’s (OJJDP’s) Title V Community Prevention Grants Program. 24 pages. NCJ 234161.
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Cross-Age Teaching
July 1999. Cross-age teaching occurs when skills and knowledge are shared between age groups to achieve results across a broad spectrum, including crime and drug prevention, traditional academic subjects, and special skills. 8 pages. NCJ 171688.
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Examining the Referral Stage for Mentoring High-Risk Youth In Six Different Juvenile Justice Settings
October 2013. This report discusses issues and provides guidance in referring juvenile offenders processed in teen courts/youth courts to a mentoring program, in which a non-parental adult forms a relationship with the youth for the purpose of being an example, guide, and support for the youth’s positive development. 16 pages. NCJ 244241.
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Findings From the Evaluation of OJJDP's Gang Reduction Program
December 2010. This issue reports on the findings of an independent evaluation of the impact of the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention’s (OJJDP’s) Gang Reduction Program (GRP) on gang-related crime in Los Angeles, CA; Milwaukee, WI; North Miami Beach, FL; and Richmond, VA. 20 pages. NCJ 230106.
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Investigation of the Effectiveness of a Developmental Mentoring Model as an Intervention/Prevention Strategy for Juveniles of Varying Levels of Risk for Delinquency among Middle School Youth in Metro Louisville
January 2014. This study determined whether cross-age mentoring is an effective model for preventing juvenile delinquency among middle-school children (sixth graders) with varying degrees of risk for delinquency. 46 pages. NCJ 244758.
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Job Training for Juveniles: Project CRAFT
August 1999. 2 pages. NCJ 0.
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Juvenile Justice Journal, Volume IX, Number 1 (Causes and Correlates)
September 2004. This issue features an article that summarizes a few of the empirical findings of three longitudinal studies on the causes and correlates of juvenile delinquency, as well as an article that explains how local leaders can use risk-factor research in addressing youth gangs, a problem that affects communities nationwide. 40 pages. NCJ 203555.
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Juvenile Mentoring Program (JUMP), 1998 Report to Congress
December 1998. This 1998 Report to Congress describes the initial stages of the ongoing evaluation of 93 projects funded by the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) under the Juvenile Mentoring Program (JUMP). 65 pages. NCJ 173424.
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Make a Friend -- Be a Peer Mentor
July 1999. Mentoring programs, when carefully designed, may prevent or reduce juvenile crime by providing positive influences for young people who need extra attention or who do not have a good support system available to them. 8 pages. NCJ 171691.
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Mentoring Children of Incarcerated Parents: A Synthesis of Research and Input from the Listening Session Held by the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention and the White House Domestic Policy Council and Office of Public Engagement
2013. This report provides a summary of research presented at the listening session held by the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention and the White House Domestic Policy Council and Office of Public Engagement. 63 pages. NCJ 244198.
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Mentoring for Youth in Schools and Communities

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Mentoring Matters Videoconference

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OJJDP Annual Report 2008
March 2009. This report highlights the significant work carried out by the U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) during fiscal year (FY) 2008 in addressing the needs of youth, in partnership with States, localities, and individuals across the United States. 101 pages. NCJ 225036.
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OJJDP Annual Report 2011
June 2013. This document is the 2011 annual report for the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention. 84 pages. NCJ 238638.
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, Volume III Number 3 (May/June 2004)
May 2004. This newsletter reviews May and June’s highlighted the U.S. Department of Justice Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) news. 6 pages. NCJ 205365.
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, January/February 2010
January 2010. This newsletter presents the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) noteworthy successes in juvenile delinquency prevention. 15 pages. NCJ 229132.
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, January/February 2012
Feburary 2012. This edition of OJJDP News @ a Glance contains 11 primary articles on OJJDP events and programs. 16 pages. NCJ 237146.
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, July/August 2005
August 2005. This report presents programs, activities, and updates from the U.S. Department of Justice's Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP). 0 pages. NCJ 210414.
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, July/August 2009
July 2009. This newsletter provides current event information pertaining to the Office Of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP). 10 pages. NCJ 227625.
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, November/December 2010
November 2010. This issue of OJJDP News at a Glance presents six feature articles focusing on at-risk and delinquent girls, the U.S. Department of Justice Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) grant awards for Fiscal Year 2010, release of the National Needs Assessment of Juvenile Justice Professionals, National Amber Alert symposium, tribal children and families in the dependency court system, and evaluation of Gang Reduction Program. 18 pages. NCJ 232214.
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, November/December 2011
December 2011. This November/December 2011 newsletter of the U.S. Justice Department’s Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) highlights National Native American Heritage Month (November); OJJDP funding for fiscal year 2011 awards; the work of the National Task Force on Children Exposed to Violence; six cities’ efforts to prevent youth violence; OJJDP’s release of the first publication in a series on school-related bullying; and information on upcoming events, as well as “other news” in brief and annotations for new publications. 10 pages. NCJ 236316.
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, September/October 2010
September 2010. This issue of OJJDP News at a Glance reports on current research, program initiatives, and training activities of the U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP). 14 pages. NCJ 232007.
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, January/February 2008

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OJJDP News @ a Glance, January/February 2011
January 2011. This issue of OJJDP (Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention) includes an overview of the features and benefits of the recent partnership between the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children (NCMEC) and Facebook in expanding the number of people exposed to AMBER Alerts; themes of the National Mentoring Summit held on January 25; brief descriptions of upcoming conferences and training events; and brief descriptions of recent activities involving the OJJDP and the U.S. Justice Department. 12 pages. NCJ 233339.
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, January/February 2014
Feburary 2014. This edition of OJJDP News @ A Glance contains six primary articles on youth violence and youth violence prevention efforts. 0 pages. NCJ 244623.
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, July/August 2011

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OJJDP News @ a Glance, March/April 2011
April 2011. This issue presents information on recent activities and policies pertinent to the mission of the U.S. Justice Department’s Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP). 12 pages. NCJ 234084.
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, November/December 2007
December 2007. The Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) newsletter highlights activities related to juvenile justice key issues and events in October, November, and December of 2007. 0 pages. NCJ 220298.
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, September/October 2008
October 2008. This newsletter presents current up-to-date information on programs, conferences/symposiums, training, and publications affecting the field of juvenile justice from the U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention. 0 pages. NCJ 224013.
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, September/October 2013
October 2013. This means that the State should stop using U.S. Census Bureau data that count incarcerated people at correctional facility locations and begin counting them as residents at their home addresses for redistricting purposes. The process of drawing voting districts that each contain approximately the same number of people breaks down when a State relies on data that count an entire population in the wrong place. Crediting many thousands of incarcerated people to census blocks where they do not live as residents significantly enhances the weight of votes cast in districts that contain prisons; and it dilutes the votes cast in every other district. Connecticut State law provides that “No person shall be deemed to have lost his residence in any town by reason of his absence therefrom in any institution maintained by the State.“ Although Connecticut law prohibits people incarcerated for a felony from voting, approximately 28 per 1 pages. NCJ 243534.
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, Volume II, Number 1 (January/February 2003)
January 2003. This issue of the OJJDP (Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention) News @ a Glance addresses OJJDP priorities for 2003, activities for National Mentoring Month, new publications, the contributions of recently deceased staff member Lauren Ziegler, a funding update, and a report on the Child Prostitution Summit. 6 pages. NCJ 198473.
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, Volume II, Number 6 (November/December 2003)
November 2003. This document discusses the benefits of mentoring at-risk youth. 6 pages. NCJ 202802.
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OJJDP's Major Grant Programs
October 2011. This Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) In Focus report presents information on major grant programs offered by OJJDP. 4 pages. NCJ 234072.
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OJJDP: An Overview
October 2011. This bulletin from the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) presents an overview of the work of OJJDP. 4 pages. NCJ 234073.
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Referring Youth in Juvenile Justice Settings to Mentoring Programs: Effective Strategies and Practices to Improving the Mentoring Experience for At-Risk and High-Risk Youth
September 2012. The research reported here used multiple methods in obtaining data from mentoring and juvenile justice systems in order to determine how juvenile justice systems refer youth to mentoring, challenges faced during the referral process, examples of effective strategies for addressing these challenges, and action steps. 162 pages. NCJ 241485.
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Researching the Referral Stage of Youth Mentoring in Six Juvenile Justice Settings: An Exploratory Analysis
October 2012. This final report presents the results of a study that examined the referral stage in youth mentoring in six juvenile justice settings. 190 pages. NCJ 240820.
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T.E.A.M., Teach, Empower, Affirm, Mentor, A Risk Reduction Mentoring Curriculum, Instructor's Manual
January 2014. This is the instructor’s manual for a curriculum designed for mentors and mentees in the T.E.A.M. mentoring program (Teach, Empower, Affirm, Mentor), which is a cross-age mentoring program for middle school students with varying degrees of risk for delinquent behavior. 253 pages. NCJ 244759.
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