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OJJDP Observes International Youth Day

OJJDP Celebrates Youth Day 2022

Join OJJDP in observing International Youth Day on August 12. Sponsored by the United Nations, International Youth Day began in 2000 as a way to celebrate young people, recognize their contributions and the challenges they face, and shine a global spotlight on youth issues.

As part of OJJDP's ongoing efforts to support youth, broaden their opportunities, and create a better future, OJJDP is hosting a series of listening sessions this summer to hear input from youth justice stakeholders, national partners, and justice-involved youth and families. Feedback from the listening sessions will inform how OJJDP carries out the Office's three priorities to advance youth justice. 

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Date Published: August 12, 2022