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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.
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.
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.
Message From the Administrator: Listening to Young People
OJJDP Administrator Liz Ryan focuses on the importance of listening to what youth say they need. Reaching out to young people is the best way to both hold them accountable for their actions and improve outcomes, she says. Her commitment to ensure that the youth voice is solicited, heard, and amplified, is closely linked to fulfilling her three priorities for OJJDP.
Message From the Administrator: Helping Youth Find Positive Paths Forward
New OJJDP Administrator Liz Ryan outlines her top priorities for the Office—treating children as children, pursuing alternatives to detention so that children can remain at home and in their communities, and providing opportunities for young people who come into contact with the juvenile justice system. A commitment to racial equity and fairness permeates and unites them.
Message from the Acting Administrator: OJJDP Observes Second Chance Month
In this March/April 2022 video message, Acting Administrator Chyrl Jones highlights some of the reentry work OJJDP is doing to help young people and their families.
Message From the Acting Administrator: Collaborating To Meet Youth Needs in 2021
In this January/February 2022 video message, Acting Administrator Chyrl Jones reviews OJJDP's 2021 achievements, including launching the Preventing Youth Hate Crimes & Bullying Initiative.
Message From the Acting Administrator: Celebrating Native American Heritage by Responding to Tribal Needs
In her November/December 2021 Video Message, OJJDP Acting Administrator Chyrl Jones recognizes National Native American Heritage Month and highlights OJJDP’s commitment to American Indian and Alaska Native youth and the Office’s recent initiative to gather information from tribes on how best to support them.
OJJDP Acting Administrator Chyrl Jones Delivers Remarks at National Training Conference
OJJDP Acting Administrator Chyrl Jones described highlights of OJJDP work over the last year at the fourth annual State Relations and Assistance Division National Training Conference on November 8, 2021.
Welcoming Remarks: National AMBER Alert and AMBER Alert in Indian Country Virtual Symposium
OJJDP Acting Administrator Chyrl Jones highlights the primary initiatives that OJJDP supports to respond to missing and exploited children.
Acting Administrator Chyrl Jones' Keynote Address at the Transformation of Youth Justice Symposium
OJJDP Acting Administrator Chyrl Jones highlights how the Office's support for the RFK National Resource Center is helping transform the way that youth and families experience the juvenile justice system.
Message From the Acting Administrator: Preventing Bullying and Hate Crimes
OJJDP Acting Administrator Chyrl Jones discusses Bullying Prevention Month and highlights OJJDP's efforts to help keep young people safe at home and at school.
Message From the Acting Administrator: Intervening in Community Violence
Acting Administrator Chyrl Jones Acting highlights OJJDP's efforts to use evidence-based strategies to prevent and reduce youth violence.
OJJDP Acting Administrator Chyrl Jones' Remarks for the 84th Annual NCJFCJ Conference
OJJDP Acting Administrator Chyrl Jones' remarks for the National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges' 84th Annual Conference.
OJJDP Acting Administrator Chyrl Jones: 2021 Coalition for Juvenile Justice Annual Conference
In her June 9, 2021, address at the Coalition for Juvenile Justice Annual Conference, Acting Administrator Chyrl Jones highlighted OJJDP's partnership with state advisory groups, its support for tribal communities, and OJJDP's open funding opportunities.
Administrator's Message: April Is National Child Abuse
Acting Administrator Chyrl Jones highlights OJJDP's work to protect children, including its support for children's advocacy centers, funding for court appointed special advocates, and training for professionals
Message From Acting OJJDP Administrator Chyrl Jones
New OJJDP Acting Administrator Chyrl Jones provides an overview of OJJDP’s fiscal year 2021 funding opportunities and reiterates OJJDP’s commitment to prevent juvenile delinquency, improve the juvenile justice system, and protect children.