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The Importance of Having Specialized Juvenile Prosecutors

January 2024
This webinar, held on January 11, 2024 and hosted by the National District Attorneys Association (NDAA), will demonstrate the importance of having specialized juvenile prosecutors and bureaus/units, given the critical role that juvenile prosecutors play in youth rehabilitation, delinquency, and crime prevention, the development of school and community partnerships, and community safety.

Empowering People Working with Youth to Understand and Prevent Racism

January 2024

This webinar, held on December 7, 2023, focused on the intersection of hate, identity-based bullying, and racial bias and how these negative behaviors affect African American youth. In their discussions, presenters provided tools and strategies to understand and combat racism and prevent identity-based bullying. This webinar is part of OJJDP's Preventing Youth Hate Crimes & Identity-Based Bullying Initiative.  

Risk Assessments for Youth

December 2023
This webinar was presented by Dr. Jennifer Pealer on behalf of the National District Attorneys Association (NDAA) on December 8, 2023. In her presentation, Dr. Pealer discussed the research on risk assessments in the criminal justice/corrections field of social science research and its application in the youth court system.

Understanding and Preventing Youth Hate Crimes and Identity Based Bullying Virtual Symposium (Day 1)

November 2023
Held on October 17 and 18, 2023, "Understanding and Preventing Youth Hate Crimes and Identity-Based Bullying" was a virtual symposium on preventing and combating identity-based bullying and extremist hate groups as they impact our nation's youth.

Understanding and Preventing Youth Hate Crimes and Identity-Based Bullying Virtual Symposium (Day 2)

November 2023
Held on October 17 and 18, 2023, "Understanding and Preventing Youth Hate Crimes and Identity-Based Bullying" was a virtual symposium on preventing and combating identity-based bullying and extremist hate groups as they impact our nation's youth.

All About Stress

November 2023
This webinar, held on September 26, 2023, is one in a webinar series hosted by the Innocent Justice Foundation that examines transformational meaning and its role in trauma recovery and post-traumatic growth.

All About Trauma

November 2023
This webinar, held on October 24, 2023, is one in a webinar series hosted by the Innocent Justice Foundation that examines transformational meaning and its role in trauma recovery and post-traumatic growth.

Today in Juvenile Justice: Administrator Update, September 27, 2023

September 2023
On this "Today in Juvenile Justice: Administrator Update" held on September 27, 2023, OJJDP Administrator Liz Ryan highlighted 49th anniversary of the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act, noting OJJDP's recent accomplishments in juvenile justice reform as well as plans for our 50th anniversary. Ryan also discussed Youth Justice Action Month.