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Tribal youth programs

OJJDP FY 2022 National Resource Center for Justice Involved LGBTQ+ and Two Spirit Youth Solicitation Webinar

May 2022
Held on May 17, 2022, this webinar assisted eligible applicants interested in applying for the OJJDP FY 2022 National Resource Center for Justice Involved LGBTQ+ and Two Spirit Youth Solicitation. This webinar provided a general overview of the program, the goals and objectives, a discussion about the application process, and a Q&A opportunity for participants.

OJJDP Is Taking Action To Achieve an Equitable Juvenile Justice System

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...

OJJDP Tribal Youth Resource Center to Host Virtual Tribal Youth Conference

JUVJUST 2021 OJJDP Tribal Youth Virtual National Conference

The OJJDP Tribal Youth Resource Center will host the 2021 OJJDP Tribal Youth Virtual National Conference from March 29 to April 2, 2021. The conference theme is “Shaping Brighter Futures with American Indian, Alaska Native Youth, and Tribal CommunitiesStrengthening Resilience, Promoting Healing, Restoring Culture.” 

This free event will feature sessions to support Tribal youth programs, juvenile healing to wellness courts, and more. The...