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OJJDP News @ a Glance, January/February 2020

OJJDP News @ a Glance, January/February 2020

The January/February issue of OJJDP News @ A Glance is now available. In this issue's Message From the Administrator, Caren Harp discusses the vital role mentoring can play in ensuring a brighter future for our nation's youth: Students who meet regularly with their mentors are 52 percent less likely than their peers to skip a day of school, 46 percent less likely to start using illegal drugs, and 55 percent more likely to enroll in college. The newsletter's top story highlights the National Mentoring Summit and OJJDP's orientation session for new mentoring grantees.

Other features in this issue—

Resources:

  • OJJDP News @ a Glance, January/February 2020 (NCJ 254489) is available online
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Date Created: February 19, 2020