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OJJDP News @ a Glance, September/October 2014
(NCJ 248243) October 2014
OJJDP News @ a Glance, Newsletter, 5 page(s)
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention
This issue’s top story and video message from the OJJDP Administrator highlight the 40th anniversary of the passage of the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act. Also includes are special features on the U.S. Department of Justice’s National Initiative for Building Community Trust and Justice; OJJDP’s “Smart on Juvenile Justice” awards to promote systemwide reform and reduce racial and ethnic disparities; the renewal of OJJDP’s partnership with the MacArthur Foundation with a $2 million commitment to advance juvenile justice reform; OJJDP’s collaboration with the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development to improve civil legal aid for youth; the National Academies’ implementation report on developmental approaches to juvenile justice reform; the National Leadership Summit on School Discipline and Climate; a White House event highlighting the needs of families affected by incarceration; the announcement of five new National Forum for Youth Violence Prevention demonstration sites; and upcoming events.