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Remarks by OJJDP Administrator Liz Ryan at the Meeting of the Coordinating Council on Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention

Remarks by OJJDP Administrator Liz Ryan at the OJJDP Grantee Kickoff Meeting With the Southern University Law Center and Louisiana’s Juvenile Justice Reform Act Implementation Commission

September 19, 2023

Good morning! Thank you, Amy, for your kind introduction, your steadfast leadership at OJP, and your commitment to the Coordinating Council and our work to support our nation’s children. 

As Amy said, I’m Liz Ryan, Administrator of the...

OJJDP FY 2023 Eliminating Records Barriers to Youth Success

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With this solicitation, OJJDP seeks to select a national training and technical assistance provider to support jurisdictions' efforts to improve juvenile records expungement and sealing in order to eliminate barriers to their successful reentry and ensure that they are afforded the genuine second chances upon which the juvenile justice system is predicated.

OJJDP FY 2023 Second Chance Act Youth Reentry Program

Closing Date
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This program will provide funding to support states, units of local government, and community-based organizations to develop programs to provide comprehensive reentry services for moderate- to high-risk youth before, during, and after release from confinement.

Second Chances, First Opportunities

This blog post focuses on Black History Month and the integral contributions they make to every aspect of American life, from our cultural fabric to our international stature.

April is Second Chance Month!

The Department of Justice’s Office of Justice Programs is observing Second Chance Month to support successful reentry of formerly incarcerated adults and youth.