This initiative will fund training and technical assistance for states that automatically classify all 17 year olds as adults for justice system purposes, including two states that do the same for all 16 year olds. This solicitation is part of OJJDPâs Smart on Juvenile Justice initiative, which encourages systemwide reform to reduce the use of out-of-home placement, improve youth outcomes, and reduce reoffending.
Number of Awards: 1
Total Amount Awarded: $150,000
- OJJDP FY 19 Specialized Services and Mentoring for Child and Youth Victims of Sex Trafficking and Sexual Exploitation
- OJJDP FY 18 Second Chance Act Ensuring Public Safety and Improving Outcomes for Youth in Confinement and While Under Community Supervision
- OJJDP FY 17 Internet Crimes Against Children Program Support