|OJJDP works to prevent gang involvement, girls' delinquency, and underage drinking.
OJJDP assists victims of child abduction and commercial sexual exploitation.
OJJDP supports mentoring, AMBER Alert, and faith-based and community initiatives.
SMART tracks local issues and maps community resources.
|OJJDP News @ a Glance, July/August 2012
The most recent issue of OJJDP’s bimonthly newsletter features highlights of the U.S. Department of Justice’s (DOJ’s) National Intertribal Youth Summit, the Supreme Court ban on mandatory life without parole for juveniles convicted of homicide, the third Federal Partners in Bullying Prevention Summit, and more.
OJJDP To Present Disproportionate Minority Contact Webinar
On October 24, 2012, at 2 p.m. E.T., OJJDP's State Training and Technical Assistance Center will host the Webinar, "National DMC Webinar Part II: What the Data and Research Tell Us." Presenters will discuss the extent of DMC nationally, summarize recent OJJDP studies that can help guide state and local DMC efforts, and provide an update of the DMC literature review.