The Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) announces the availability of OJJDP News @ a Glance, September/October 2021. This issue's Message From the Acting Administrator and top story highlight OJJDP's virtual symposium on preventing youth hate crimes and identity-based bullying to be held in October. The Youth Voices column profiles a participant in an OJJDP-sponsored mentoring program designed to reduce delinquent behaviors, such as opioid and drug use. Another article features the Acting Administrator's remarks at the National AMBER Alert and AMBER Alert in Indian Country Virtual Symposium highlighting OJJDP's efforts to expand AMBER Alert in tribal communities nationwide.
Other features in this issue—
- Justice-Involved Youth Need a Reason to Not Give Up, Acting Administrator Tells Practitioners
- OJJDP Continues To Support Youth Affected by the Opioid Crisis
- Staff Spotlight: Deputy Associate Administrator Jacqueline O'Reilly
- Stakeholder's Corner: Los Angeles Nonprofit Helps Deter Youth Gang Participation
- News in Brief
- Upcoming Events
- New Publications
OJJDP News @ a Glance, September/October 2021 (NCJ 301981) is available online.