Category: juvenile justice

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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Apply Now: Drug Treatment Courts Program

The U.S. Department of Justice’s Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) is seeking applications for the FY 2018 Drug Treatment Courts Program, which builds the capacity of states, state and local courts, local governments, and federally recognized tribal governments to enhance pre-existing drug courts or implement new drug courts for youth in the …

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Apply Now: Supporting Tribal Youth—Training and Technical Assistance and Youth Leadership Development Program

The U.S. Department of Justice’s Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) is seeking applications for the FY 2018 Supporting Tribal Youth: Training and Technical Assistance and Youth Leadership Development program. The program aims to (1) provide training and technical assistance to all federally recognized tribes around juvenile justice issues, including intensive support to …

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Transforming Juvenile Justice Systems to Improve Public Safety and Youth Outcomes

This publication from the CSG Justice Center and the Center for Juvenile Justice Reform (CJJR) at Georgetown University’s McCourt School of Public Policy provides a roadmap of six innovative strategies that states and localities can follow to make sweeping changes to their juvenile justice systems. Facing stubbornly high recidivism rates and limited resources, juvenile justice systems need …

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Apply Now: Mentoring Opportunities for Youth Initiative

The U.S. Department of Justice’s Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention is accepting applications for the FY 2018 Mentoring Opportunities for Youth Initiative grant program. The program aims to provide support to organizations as they strengthen and/or expand their existing mentoring activities with active chapters, subawardees, and/or other mentoring organizations. Mentoring activities include direct one-on-one, group, peer, …

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