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OJJDP News @ a Glance, September/October 2014
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention
This online issue of OJJDP News @ a Glance contains information on and primary articles describing major initiatives from the U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention.
This issue's top story and video message from the OJJDP Administrator highlight the 40th anniversary of the passage of the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act. The issue also includes special features on the following topics: the U.S. Department of Justice's National Initiative for Building Community Trust and Justice to expand opportunities for youth; OJJDP’s "Smart on Juvenile Justice" awards to promote system-wide reform and reduce racial and ethnic disparities; the renewal of OJJDP's partnership with the MacArthur Foundation with a $2 million commitment to advance juvenile justice reform; OJJDP's collaboration with the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development to improve civil legal aid for youth; the National Academies' implementation report on developmental approaches to juvenile justice reform; the National Leadership Summit on School Discipline and Climate; a White House event highlighting the needs of families affected by incarceration; the announcement of five new National Forum for Youth Violence Prevention demonstration sites; and upcoming.