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NDAA Diversion Programs Panel Discussion

September 2023

This webinar, hosted by the National District Attorneys Association (NDAA) on September 12, 2023, included presentations on three youth diversion programs from representatives in each program’s prosecutors’ office. Presenters discussed the creation of their diversion program, community partners involved in the program, and specific features of their program.

For the transcript and support materials, please contact the OJJDP TTA Help Desk at [email protected].

Reducing Risk for Girls in the Juvenile Justice System

The goal of the OJJDP's Reducing Risk for Girls in the Juvenile Justice Training and Technical Assistance is to reduce risk factors and promote protective factors for girls who come in contact with the juvenile justice system.

County Juvenile Justice Innovation Network

The project will establish a County Juvenile Justice Innovation Network that will allow county teams to engage with peers in developing strategies to implement the Title II, Part B, Formula Grants Program at the local level.

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...