Ten-Year Follow-Up on the RCT Study of Mentoring in the Learning Environment (SMILE): Effects of the Communities in Schools Mentoring Program on Crime and Educational Persistence
This issue's Message From the Administrator discusses the vital role mentoring can play in ensuring a brighter future for our nation's youth: Students who meet regularly with their mentors are 52 percent less likely than their peers to skip a day of school, 46 percent less likely to start using illegal drugs, and 55 percent more likely to enroll in college.
Investigation of Long-Term Effects of the Big Brothers Big Sisters Community-Based Mentoring Program: Final Technical Report for OJJDP
The Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) announces
On December 10, 2019, fr
Today, the Department of Justice's Office of Justice Programs (OJP) announced awards of more than $212 million to support juvenile justice. The awards will enhance state and local juvenile justice systems; provide gang prevention and intervention services; support mentoring and reentry services for youth and families; and help states comply with the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act.