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OJJDP News @ a Glance, July/August 2018

August 28, 2018

Administrator Harp with four Do the Write Thing Challenge finalistsThe Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) announces the availability of OJJDP News @ a Glance, July/August 2018. In this issue's Message From the Administrator, Caren Harp discusses how OJJDP is changing its Title II Formula Grants program to help states improve their juvenile justice systems, maintain public safety and ensure youth are treated fairly and held appropriately accountable for their actions. The top story highlights Administrator Harp's participation in the National Campaign to Stop Violence's Do The Write Thing Challenge ceremony, challenge finalists' essays, and agency efforts to safeguard children from violence.

Other features in this issue—
Administrator Harp Addresses Coalition for Juvenile Justice Annual Conference
OJJDP Coordinates National Law Enforcement Training on Child Exploitation
OJJDP Demos Youth Suicide Prevention Virtual Simulation at UNITY Conference
OJJDP Hosts Staff Session on Averted School Violence Initiative
Staff Spotlight: OJJDP Senior Policy Advisor Sanzanna Dean
Stakeholder Corner: Childhood Experience With CASA Leads to Child Advocacy Career
Research Central: The Importance of Protective Factors in Reducing the Likelihood of Delinquency Among Children Who Are Maltreated
Upcoming Events
News In Brief
New Publications


  • OJJDP News @ a Glance, July/August 2018 (NCJ250170) is available online.

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