The Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) announces the availability of OJJDP News @ a Glance, September/October 2023. This issue's Message from the Administrator and a special feature highlight Youth Justice Action Month and the importance of gathering input from youth on how the juvenile justice system can be made more responsive to their needs. The top story reports on the Coordinating Council on Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention's September meeting, which focused on a Harris County, TX, program which offers a variety of community-based services for system-involved youth in one location. The Tribal Connections section features an Indigenous youth researching the effects of invasive plant species on traditional medicinal plants, a program designed to deter substance misuse by strengthening the resilience of youth living on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation, and the Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska's one-stop Youth Crisis Intervention Center.
Other features in this issue—
- Deterring Violence With Opportunity
- Pride Justice Resource Center Provides Training, Resources To Ensure Equity for Justice-Involved LGBTQ2S+ Youth
- News in Brief
- Upcoming Events
OJJDP News @ a Glance, September/October 2023 (NCJ 307310) is available online.