1. Albany County Juvenile Treatment Court Enhancement Project2. OJJDP Juvenile Drug Treatment Court Enhancement3. October 1, 2021 - September 30, 2025
Enhancement of Dakota County Juvenile Drug Treatment Court - Adds BIPOC treatment professionals, family peer support group
By Chyrl Jones, Acting OJJDP Administrator
When President Biden proclaimed October 2021 as National Youth Justice Action Month, he noted that far too many young people have been "sidelined by unnecessary encounters with the justice system." Citing the adverse effects of system involvement, the President called for a national shift from incarceration to prevention.
National Youth Justice Action Month supports intervention and prevention strategies...