Category: JJ roundup

Register for Webinar: Effectively Engaging the Community in Juvenile Record Clearance

Hosted by the Clean Slate Clearinghouse with funding support from the U.S. Department of Labor’s Employment and Training Administration and the U.S. Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice Assistance Date: Wednesday, Aug. 22 Time: 2–3 p.m. ET Does your office provide juvenile record clearance representation? Are there many young people in your community who are …

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Apply Now: Gang Suppression Planning Grants Program

The U.S. Department of Justice’s Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) is seeking grants for the FY 2018 Gang Suppression Planning Grants Program. It is designed to reduce violent crime, gangs, and victimization as well as to promote public safety in communities through planning support to eligible localities and building capacity for a …

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Improving Outcomes for Justice-Involved Youth Through Structured Decision-Making and Diversion

This issue brief from the Center for Juvenile Justice Reform at Georgetown University’s McCourt School of Public Policy highlights research, strategies, and local reform efforts aimed at improving youth outcomes through structured decision-making tools and diversion. As an example, the issue brief highlights the work of system officials from Fairfax County, Virginia, who have made significant progress …

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Public Safety Assessment Website

This new website from the Laura and John Arnold Foundation (LJAF)  offers an array of resources to support jurisdictions in implementing the Public Safety Assessment (PSA). The resources have been carefully developed in partnership with technical assistance providers, current PSA jurisdiction leaders, and other valued stakeholders, and capture and distill the LJAF’s years of experience helping …

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Forty-First Juvenile Justice Symposium

The 41st Juvenile Justice Symposium, hosted by the Mississippi Division of Public Safety Planning-Programs and the Mississippi Juvenile Justice Advisory Committee, will provide a venue where participants from varying disciplines can receive appropriate resources to help prevent juvenile delinquency by educating the professionals who serve throughout the state of Mississippi and the nation. The theme for this year’s event …

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2018 Youth Summit: Empowering Youth—Resiliency in the Face of Trauma

The Coalition for Juvenile Justice will host a youth summit that brings together young people from across the country who are interested in juvenile justice reform. The summit aims to cultivate and empower the next generation of leaders by providing them with the tools they need to leverage their lived expertise. Participants will learn the basics …

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National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives 42nd Annual Training Conference and Exhibit

The National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives (NOBLE) will host its 42nd Annual Training Conference and Exhibition. The conference will focus on NOBLE’s mission to ensure equity in the administration of justice in the provision of public service to all communities and to serve as the conscience of law enforcement by being committed to justice …

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Apply Now: Opioid Affected Youth Initiative

The U.S. Department of Justice’s Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) is seeking applications for funding under the FY2018 Opioid Affected Youth Initiative. The initiative will fund sites to develop a data-driven, coordinated response to identify and address the challenges that result from opioid addiction that are impacting youth and community safety. Sites will work …

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Juvenile Justice Reforms Making Impact in Connecticut

The Day By Lindsay Boyle The state’s efforts to keep juveniles out of the criminal justice system appear to be having a long-term positive effect, a University of New Haven lecturer said Monday during the Connecticut State Forum on Public Safety. The forum, an outgrowth of last fall’s 50-State Summit on Public Safety, outlined Connecticut’s …

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Juvenile Defenders and Civil Legal Aid Attorneys Collaborating for Record Clearance

Hosted by the Clean Slate Clearinghouse with funding support from the U.S. Department of Labor’s Employment and Training Administration and the U.S. Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice Assistance This webinar explores ways that juvenile defenders and civil legal aid attorneys can partner to share expertise and provide essential legal representation for youth facing the …

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