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New OJJDP Administrator Announced

On May 4, 2022, Office of Justice Programs Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General Amy L. Solomon announced that President Biden has appointed Liz Ryan as Administrator of the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention.

OJJDP Observes National Drug Court Month

OJJDP highlights the vital role drug treatment courts can play in helping youth and families overcome the effects of substance use and co-occurring mental health disorders.

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...