On September 30, 2020, the Department of Justice announced more than $295.8 million in awards to improve public safety, serve victims of crime, and support youth programs in American Indian and Alaska Native communities.
On June 25, 2020, OJJDP hosted a Tribal Consultation meeting via webinar. Tribal leaders and representatives from across the country provided input on how OJJDP can collaborate with tribes to implement applicable provisions of the Juvenile Justice Reform Act. The consultation also sought to increase tribes' access to juvenile justice funding and create a policy for ongoing coordination with tribes.
Consultation Framing Paper on the Juvenile Justice Reform Act and Tribal Youth Delinquency Prevention and Intervention Programs
Register for upcoming juvenile justice-related webinars on funding, programs, and initiatives.
The Department of Justice's Office of Justice Programs (OJP) recently announced more than $55 million in grant funding to help communities combat human trafficking and serve children and adult survivors of trafficking. Today, OJJDP released the Preventing Trafficking of Girls funding opportunity, which supports prevention and early intervention programs for girls who are at risk of or are victims of sex trafficking.