OJJDP FY 2022 Supporting Effective Interventions for Youth with Problematic or Illegal Sexual Behavior Solicitation
Implementing Youth Violence Reduction Strategies: Findings from a Scan of Youth Gun, Group, and Gang Violence Interventions
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...