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OJJDP News @ a Glance, May/June 2012

June 28, 2012

OJJDP News at a glance logoThe Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) announces the availability of OJJDP News @ a Glance, May/June 2012. The bimonthly newsletter provides readers with news about OJJDP activities, publications, funding opportunities, and events.
This issue's lead story offers highlights of the U.S. Department of Justiceís (DOJís) National Missing Childrenís Day ceremony. The issue also includes special features on the following topics:

  • DOJís joint project with the U.S. Department of Education to keep youth in school and out of court.
  • National Childrenís Mental Health Awareness Day.
  • OJJDPís efforts to engage families of incarcerated youth as valued partners in the juvenile justice system.
  • The latest activities of the Defending Childhood initiativeís eight demonstration sites.
  • Upcoming events.

"OJJDP News @ a Glance," May/June 2012 (NCJ 238636), is available online at www.ojjdp.gov/newsletter/238636/index.html.


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