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Safer Internet Day

February 7th is #SaferInternetDay. The Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention and our partner the Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force Program (ICAC) have teamed up to raise awareness about these crimes to protect children. 

The theme of this year's Safer Internet Day is sextortion, with a focus on financial sextortion and making sure young people know they can always get help. Sextortion occurs...

OJJDP Observes National Mentoring Month

JUVJUST, National Mentoring Month, est. 2002
Source: MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership (see reuse policy).

President Biden proclaimed January as National Mentoring Month, a nationwide observance honoring today’s mentors and encouraging communities to engage in mentoring activities to ensure positive outcomes for youth. 

"A rising number of adolescents are experiencing mental health challenges, including from bullying and social media harms. 

That is why, as part of my Unity Agenda I announced in my State of the Union address, my Administration