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  NCJ Number: NCJ 225702     Find in a Library
  Title: OJJDP News @ a Glance, March/April 2009
  Document URL: HTML 
  Corporate Author: Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention
US Dept of Justice
United States of America
  Date Published: 03/2009
  Series: OJJDP News @ a Glance
  Annotation: This newsletter presents current up-to-date information on funding, programs, conferences/symposiums, training, and publications affecting the field of juvenile justice from the U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP).
  Abstract: Highlights from the newsletter include: (1) the receipt by the U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs of more than $2.76 billion under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 with $147.5 million to be administered by the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP); (2) an update on the disproportionate minority contact (DMC) required under the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (JJDP) Act of 2002 to reduce the disproportionate number of minority youth who come into contact with the justice system; (3) a review of research findings from the Survey of Youth and Residential Placement (SYRP) sponsored by OJJDP and targeting youth offenders ages 10-20; (4) an update on the drug court initiative and activities related to juvenile drug court training and related conferences, such as the Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America Conference; (5) news from the Coordinating Council on Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention and from the Federal Advisory Committee on Juvenile Justice; and (6) summaries of recently released OJJDP publications.
  Main Term(s): Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP)
  Index Term(s): Newsletters ; Public information ; Legislation ; Reference materials ; Juvenile justice system ; Funding sources ; Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act ; Juvenile justice agencies ; State juvenile justice systems ; Funding for training programs ; Juvenile justice policies ; Juvenile drug courts
  Sale Source: NCJRS Photocopy Services
Box 6000
Rockville, MD 20849-6000
United States of America

Juvenile Justice Clearinghouse/NCJRS
P.O. Box 6000
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
  Type: Newsletter
  Country: United States of America
  Language: English
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