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Apply Now for Office for Victims of Crime Funding To Support Minor Victims of Sex Trafficking

The Office for Victims of Crime is accepting applications for its FY 2022 Field-Generated Strategies to Address the Criminalization of Minor Victims of Sex Trafficking solicitation.
This program seeks to end the criminalization of minor victims of sex trafficking. The program also aims to develop, expand, or strengthen victim service programs that support victim-centered, trauma-informed, developmentally appropriate, and evidence-based responses for minor victims of sex...

New Webinar for Youth Justice Professionals on Helping States Implement Hate Crime Prevention Strategies

Join OJJDP on May 26, 2022, at 2 p.m. ET for "Helping States Implement Hate Crime Prevention Strategies in Their 3-Year Plan," part of OJJDP's Preventing Youth Hate Crimes & Identity-Based Bullying Initiative webinar series.

Presenters will discuss best practices to mitigate juvenile hate crime and help states implement these prevention strategies over three years. Participants will learn about misinformation, disinformation, and malinformation...

Recognizing and Combating Implicit Bias in the Juvenile Justice System Webinar

April 2022
Held on April 7 2022, from 2 to 3:30 p.m. ET, OJJDP hosted Recognizing and Combating Implicit Bias in the Juvenile Justice System: Educating Professionals Working With Youth as part of OJJDP's Preventing Youth Hate Crimes & Identity-Based Bullying Initiative webinar series.