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$1.9 Million Awarded for OJJDP School Justice Partnership Program

The Office of Justice Programs has awarded a $1.9 million grant to the National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges to participate in the School Justice Partnership Program: Keeping Kids in School and Out of Court. OJJDP is coordinating with the Department of Education and the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration to implement this collaboration among schools, mental and behavioral health specialists, law enforcement, and judges to reform school zero-tolerance discipline policies to divert youth from the juvenile justice system.  More icon

  It's easier than ever to stay connected to OJJDP!

Today’s tech-savvy world offers choices in how you receive your news. With this in mind, OJJDP now offers you multiple formats to access the juvenile justice information you need to make a difference. With so many options, it’s easier than ever to stay informed!

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YouTube iconVisit the OJP YouTube channel to access videos from OJP bureaus and agencies, including OJJDP. Look for forthcoming remarks from the Administrator, interviews with leaders in the field, and other video products.

From the Administrator
Robert L. Listenbee

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Administrator Listenbee shares a video message discussing how to make sure that all youth in the juvenile justice system can successfully transition out of system supervision to a crime-free, healthy, and productive adulthood.The video emphasizes OJJDP’s 6-point strategy and partnerships to improve outcomes for young people.

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OJJDP works to prevent gang involvement, girls' delinquency, and underage drinking.

OJJDP assists victims of child abduction and commercial sexual exploitation.

OJJDP supports mentoring, tribal youth programs and services, AMBER Alert, and faith-based and community initiatives.

OJJDP News @ a Glance, July/August 2014

OJJDP announces the availability of OJJDP News @ a Glance, July/August 2014. This issue’s lead story highlights a Coordinating Council on Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention meeting on strategies for successfully transitioning youth from juvenile justice systems to communities. The issue also includes special features on President Obama’s announcement of new AmeriCorps partnerships to expand opportunities for youth; a guide released by the National Academies for providers of support services to young victims of commercial sexual exploitation; OJJDP’s “Today’s Native Leaders”  initiative; upcoming events; and more.  More icon

Webinar To Discuss Internet Safety and Cyberbullying

On October 30, 2014, from 2 to 3 p.m. ET, the Federal Partners in Bullying Prevention will present “Internet Safety and Cyberbullying: Keeping Kids Safe” in recognition of October as both National Bullying Prevention Month and National Cyber Security Awareness Month. OJJDP will host this two-part Webinar series, which is a collaborative effort by the U.S. Departments of Justice, Education, and Agriculture; the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), the Federal Bureau of Investigation, and the Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Task Force Program.  More icon