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July | August 2012

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Ninety percent of youth participating in OJJDP's fiscal year 2011 Tribal Juvenile Accountability Discretionary Grants program (663 of 739 youth) exhibited a
desired change
in targeted
behaviors such
as a reduction
in antisocial
behavior, improved
school attendance, or increased social competence.
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Lorna Her Many Horses of the Sicangu Lakota tribe.
On July 28–August 2, 2012, more than 200 youth and adult leaders from 53 tribal communities across the country convened at the 2012 National Intertribal Youth Summit at the National 4–H Youth Conference Center in Chevy Chase, MD, just outside of Washington, DC. OJJDP partnered with the U.S. Departments of the Interior, Health and Human Services, and numerous other federal agencies to organize the event.

Federal officials heard directly from youth about their concerns in a range of areas, including environmental pollution, gangs, and poverty in
Indian country.
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