Apply for Funding Opportunities from OJJDP
Watch this video to find out how to access all the latest funding opportunities from the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention.
Administrator's Message: Pursuing Racial Equity and Fairness
Administrator Liz Ryan underscores OJJDP's commitment to pursue racial equity and fairness in the juvenile justice system as the Office celebrates Black History Month. She discusses OJJDP's effort to eliminate racial disparities in the juvenile justice system through its funding priorities and technical assistance provided to states developing plans to increase equity for youth.
Effectively Partnering with Youth & Families in OJJDP-Funded Programs & Projects
This webinar held on January 10, 2023, provides tips for grant applicants to meaningfully incorporate youth and family partnerships into their proposed project design and budget of their federal funding applications.
Keeping Hope Alive: The AMBER Alert Program
This OJJDP video highlights the history and groundbreaking moments that established and propelled the AMBER Alert program that is used across the nation to safely recover missing and abducted children.
Administrator’s Message: Funding Programs That See the Value in All Children
Administrator Liz Ryan explains how OJJDP achieves its priorities for transforming the juvenile justice system through its grant programs.
Interviewing Children with Disabilities Webinar
Prosecutors and other multidisciplinary team professionals charged with interviewing children for alleged abuse are likely to encounter children with developmental disabilities or other special needs. In this webinar that was held November 30, 2022, rates of victimization of children with special needs were provided and factors that increase risk of abuse for children with disabilities were discussed.
Considering Grooming and Manipulation in the Investigative and Judicial Process
This training held on November 16, 2022 provided professionals with information on what grooming is, how to recognize grooming behaviors, stages of grooming, a look at legislation regarding grooming across the US, and considerations and techniques for exploring dynamics of grooming and manipulation in the forensic interview.
Raising the Bar on Juvenile Reentry Building Reentry Data Capacity
In this webinar held on November 15, 2022 leaders from four agencies participating in a national training and technical assistance program discussed how they improved their agency's reentry data capacity and how the work they have done can be applied in other juvenile justice settings.
Coordinating Council on Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Meeting: October 26, 2022
The quarterly meeting of the Coordinating Council on Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention was held on October 26, 2022.
What Youth Justice Means to Youth: A Vision for the Future
On October 27, 2022, OJJDP held a panel discussion, “What Youth Justice Means to Youth: A Vision for the Future. Co-hosted with the Coalition for Juvenile Justice and the National Juvenile Justice Network, the event featured youth leaders with lived experience in the juvenile justice system, who presented their recommendations for a "Youth-Centered Vision of Justice" to OJJDP leadership.
What Does It Mean To Be Credible? | Interrupting the Cycle of Youth Violence
This webinar held on October 26, 2022 and presented by OJJDP’s National Gang Center, explores the roles of key professionals, including street outreach workers, credible messengers, violence interrupters, and other youth advocates who work to intervene in youth violence.
Youth Justice Action Month: A Message from John Legend
In an exclusive video, John Legend, singer and advocate, thanks youth justice advocates from across the country for their efforts during Youth Justice Action Month to raise awareness and educate the public about the impact of the justice system on youth.
Forensic Interviews and the Research Prosecutors Need to Know
This webinar held on October 19, 2022 discussed topics including faux invitation research, pairing questions, and narrative practice.
Trauma-Informed Approaches to Victims of Technology-Facilitated Crime
Held on October 5, 2022, this webinar discussed Trauma-Informed Approaches to Victims of Technology-Facilitated Crimes.
Youth Justice Action Month: Why We Act
In observance of Youth Justice Action Month, OJJDP provides a brief history of YJAM and how the story of Tracy McClard, a mother in Jackson, MO, who lost her 17-year-old son to suicide in an adult facility, sparked nationwide juvenile justice advocacy work, awareness, and reform.
Shielding Your Well-being: Moral Injury
This presentation held on October 19, 2022 discussed vicarious trauma and the effects of moral injury, and identified tools and techniques to mitigate the negative effects on individuals in the workplace and personal lives.
Youth Justice Action Month: Creating Brighter Futures for Our Nation's Youth
OJJDP, the Coalition for Juvenile Justice, and the National Juvenile Justice Network held a webinar on October 3, 2022 to discuss the history of Youth Justice Action Month and actions we can each take during October and beyond to create brighter futures for the nation's youth.
Administrator's Message: Taking Action To Protect Our Kids
To mark Youth Justice Action Month, Administrator Liz Ryan reaffirms OJJDP's commitment to working with its partners to reform and improve the juvenile justice system. She calls for all stakeholders to renew their focus on keeping young people out of confinement, in school, and in their communities.
Normal is Normal: Effective Use of Medical Evidence in the Prosecution of Child Sexual Abuse Cases
Held on September 21, 2022, this webinar discussed the importance of pediatric sexual assault exams in cases of child sexual abuse and how to present the findings of that exam to a jury.
Coordinating a Comprehensive Response | Community Violence Intervention—Addressing Gangs
As the seventh and final in the "Community Violence Intervention—Addressing Gangs" series, this webinar, held on February 23, 2022, focuses on the nuts and bolts of coordinating a comprehensive response to gang, group, or gun violence.
OJJDP Closeout Reports in the Performance Measurement Tool - #2
This video provides an overview of the Performance Measures Tool (PMT) FY19 and prior award closeout process. Watch this video to understand how to complete a final performance measures report, use the PMT to generate a correct and complete PDF report, learn about resources to help with a final performance report in PMT.
Child Death Investigations Webinar
Held on September 7, 2022, this webinar explored leading causes of child deaths, with a focus on age and demographics. The webinar discussed evidence collection and preservation, resources, medical examiner roles, investigative steps, and legal issues and prosecution.
Closeout Reports in the Performance Measurement Tool
This video provides an overview of the Performance Measures Tool (PMT) FY 2019 and prior award closeout process. Watch this video to understand how to complete a final performance measures report, use the PMT to generate a correct and complete PDF report, learn about resources to help with a final performance report in PMT.
Overview of Criminal Extremist Hate Groups
Held on July 28, 2022, OJJDP hosted "Overview of Criminal Extremist Hate Groups" as part of OJJDP’s Preventing Youth Hate Crimes & Identity-Based Bullying Initiative webinar series.
OJJDP FY22 Youth Violence Prevention Program Solicitation Webinar
Held on July 27, 2022, this webinar assisted eligible applicants interested in applying for the OJJDP FY22 Youth Violence Prevention Program Solicitation.