On April 7, 2021, the Biden-Harris Administration announced investments in community violence intervention (CVI) strategies to reduce gun violence. The announcement details changes to existing federal funding by five federal agencies, including the Department of Justice (DOJ), to direct support to CVI programs.
By Chyrl Jones, Acting OJJDP Administrator
“After incarcerated individuals serve their time, they should have the opportunity to fully reintegrate into society,” said President Joseph R. Biden when he proclaimed April 2021 as Second Chance Month. This is particularly true for youth involved in the juvenile justice system.