The Center for Juvenile Justice Reform (CJJR) is now accepting applications for two initiatives:
- School-Justice Partnerships Certificate Program: Fostering Success for Youth At Risk. This annual program, offered in partnership with the American Institutes for Research, will be held September 25-29, 2017, in Washington, DC. The program will highlight the experiences of local youth and expert practitioners and provide training on school-based and cross-system policies and practices, culture change and leadership, and family, youth, and community engagement. Apply by June 23, 2017.
- Supporting the Well-Being of System-Involved LGBTQ Youth Certificate Program. This new program, offered in partnership with the National Center for Lesbian Rights and Impact Justice, will be held October 17-20, 2017, in Washington, DC. This training will focus on the challenges that LGBTQ youth in child-serving systems face and highlight policy and practice reforms to promote positive youth development. Apply by July 7, 2017.
Apply to either of these certificate programs.
See OJJDP's Model Programs Guide literature review on LGBTQ youth in the juvenile justice system and read the OJJDP listening session report, "Creating and Sustaining Fair and Beneficial Environments for LGBTQ Youth."