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OJJDP News @ a Glance, May/June 2021

NCJ Number
300802
Date Published
June 2021
Agencies
OJJDP
Publication Series
Publication Type
Newsletter
Annotation

This issue of OJJDP News @ a Glance focuses on the National Missing Children's Day virtual commemoration, drug treatment courts and tribal juvenile healing to wellness courts and juvenile justice reform in Kentucky. The new "Tribal Connections" section highlights leveraging digital tools to connect with tribal youth.

Abstract

This issue's Message From the Acting Administrator focuses on National Drug Court Month. The top story highlights OJJDP's support for drug courts benefitting youth, families and tribal communities. The Youth Voices column describes how an OJJDP-supported juvenile drug treatment court in DeKalb County, GA, helped one participant become drug-free and recommit to graduating from high school. The Tribal Connections section highlights fiscal year 2021 funding opportunities benefiting tribal youth, efforts to engage with youth via digital platforms, and technical assistance for Tribal Juvenile Healing to Wellness Courts from the Tribal Youth Resource Center.

Date Created: May 4, 2021