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OJJDP News @ a Glance, September/October 2016
(NCJ 250280) October 2016
OJJDP News @ a Glance , Newsletter, 10 page(s)
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention
This issue’s top story and video Q&A between Administrator Listenbee and OJJDP Associate Administrator Kellie Blue highlight President Obama’s proclamation of October 2016 as National Youth Justice Awareness Month and OJJDP’s efforts to reform the juvenile justice system to ensure better outcomes for system-involved youth. Other features include a recap of the launch of Changing Minds, a public awareness campaign to address children’s exposure to violence; a summary of the Office’s fiscal year 2016 grant awards; highlights of OJJDP-sponsored research at the American Society of Criminology’s annual meeting; and an article on the Justice Department’s Violence Reduction Network.