Category: juvenile justice

[Apply Now] STOP School Violence Training and Technical Assistance (STOP TTA) Program

The U.S. Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice Assistance is seeking applications for FY 2019 funding under the Student, Teachers, and Officers Preventing (STOP) School Violence Act Program. This program furthers the Department’s mission by supporting and assisting state, local, territorial, and tribal jurisdictions in improving efforts to reduce violent crime by creating a training …

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[Apply Now] Transforming Juvenile Probation Certificate Program

The Center for Juvenile Justice Reform (CJJR) and The Council of State Governments (CSG) Justice Center, in partnership with the Annie E. Casey Foundation (AECF), are seeking applications from up to seven state and local jurisdictions to participate in the new Transforming Juvenile Probation Certificate Program. The program will support multidisciplinary teams from state and …

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[Apply Now] Juvenile Drug Treatment Court Program

The U.S. Department of Justice’s Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention is seeking applications for funding under the FY 2019 Juvenile Drug Treatment Court Program. This program builds the capacity of states, state and local courts, units of local government, and federally recognized tribal governments to enhance existing drug courts or implement new juvenile drug …

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[Apply Now] Family Drug Court Program

The U.S. Department of Justice’s Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) is seeking applications for funding under the FY 2019 Family Drug Courts Program. The program seeks to build the capacity of states, state and local courts, units of local government, and federally recognized tribal governments to sustain existing family drug courts or establish …

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Schatz Introduces Legislation to Promote Educational Opportunities for Americans with Criminal Records

Office of U.S. Senator Brian Schatz Today, U.S. Senator Brian Schatz (D-Hawai‘i) introduced two bills to expand access to education for Americans with criminal records, whether they are in prison or applying to go back to school with a criminal record. “People with a criminal record should have the chance to learn or go back to …

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[Apply Now] Second Chance Act Youth Offender Reentry Program

The U.S. Department of Justice’s Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention is seeking applications for the FY 2019 Second Chance Act Youth Offender Reentry Program, which encourages collaboration between state agencies, local government, and community and faith-based organizations to address the challenges that reentry and recidivism reduction pose for youth who are at a moderate …

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[Apply Now] Youth Homelessness Demonstration Program

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development is seeking applications for its Youth Homelessness Demonstration Program (YHDP) initiative, which is designed to address systemic responses to youth homelessness and significantly reduce the number of youth experiencing homelessness in up to 25 participating communities (eight of which will be rural). Round 3 of the YHDP …

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[Apply Now] National Juvenile Justice Data Analysis Program

The U.S. Department of Justice’s National Institute of Justice (NIJ) is seeking proposals for funding to ensure that vital statistical information is available to the field regarding juvenile risk behaviors, juvenile victimization, juvenile offending, and the juvenile justice system’s response to law-violating behavior. The successful applicant will accomplish this by supporting and enhancing the National Juvenile …

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[Apply Now] National Mentoring Resource Center

The U.S. Department of Justice’s Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) is seeking applications for funding for the 2019 National Mentoring Resource Center.  Under this solicitation, the successful applicant will continue to develop and expand the OJJDP National Mentoring Resource Center, which will provide comprehensive mentoring resources, references, and training materials as well …

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[Apply Now] Juvenile Justice Emergency Planning Demonstration Program

In 2009, the U.S. Department of Justice’s Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) collaborated with several federal agencies and state, tribal, county, and local emergency management professionals to develop the Emergency Planning for Juvenile Justice Residential Facilities guide, which assessed emergency preparedness among state, county, and local juvenile justice systems. OJJDP’s assessment concluded …

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