Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2018, $510,129)
The Formula Grants Program is authorized under the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (JJDP) Act. The purpose of this program is to support state and local delinquency prevention and intervention efforts and juvenile justice system improvements. Supported activities and efforts may include: planning and administration; state advisory group allocation; compliance monitoring; disproportionate minority contact; juvenile justice issues for Native American Indian tribes; prevention of substance abuse by juveniles; prevention of serious and violent crimes by juveniles; prevention of juvenile gang involvement and illegal youth gang activities; prevention of delinquent acts and identification of youth at risk of delinquency; and improvement of juvenile justice system operations, policies, and procedures including establishing a system of graduated sanctions, treatment programs, and aftercare as found in section 223(a) of the JJDP Act.
The Oregon Department of Education, Youth Development Council (YDC) will align its FY18 Title II State Plan with the Governors priorities: improve school engagement and academic achievement; prevent high-school dropout; improve service delivery and multi-systems coordination; and reduce systems disparities and ensure equity. The State of Oregons Three-year Plan priorities are: School Programs, Disproportionate Minority Contact, Compliance Monitoring, and Juvenile Justice System Improvement.