OJJDP's Center for Coordinated Assistance to States, in partnership with the American Institutes for Research and Youth MOVE National, has released "Toolkit For Implementing Authentic Youth Engagement Strategies Within State Advisory Groups."
This toolkit focuses on ways state advisory groups (SAGs) can engage with youth members and understand youth justice issues. Graphic organizers and interactive tools are included to help SAGs assess and enhance their youth engagement strategies.
- Promoting youth recruitment and retention.
- Increasing engagement with unique populations.
- Youth-adult partnerships.
- Youth engagement readiness, including diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging practices.