Juvenile Justice

Register to join the Coalition for Juvenile Justice (CJJ) for the webinar “Racial and Ethnic Disparities: Communities in Action” on Thursday, May 25 from 2:00 – 3:00 p.m. ET. During the webinar, participants will learn about the Center for Children’s Law and Policy (CCLP) and their work with states and localities to implement data-driven reforms that reduce racial and ethnic disparities in the juvenile justice system.

Webinar - Racial and Ethnic Disparities: Communities in Action

States and communities both play an important role in addressing racial and ethnic disparities. However, many jurisdictions struggle with the question, “We have the data – now what?” During this Coalition for Juvenile Justice (CJJ) webinar, attendees will learn more about the Center for Children’s Law and Policy (CCLP) and their work with states and localities to implement data-driven reforms that achieve measurable reductions in racial and ethnic disparities in the juvenile justice system.

The Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) National Training and Technical Assistance Center (NTTAC) is excited to announce the release of the spring 2017 edition of the BJA Training and Technical Assistance (TTA) Provider Directory. This free, easy-to-use, downloadable guide enables BJA staff, BJA TTA providers, and the criminal justice field to access key information on BJA TTA providers with a wealth of criminal justice knowledge and experience.

OJJDP Webinar - ReEntry Mentoring: Conversations from the Field on Working with System-Involved Youth

Thousands of youth are arrested each year, beginning a gateway for many into the juvenile justice system. Throughout the country, mentoring programs are providing system-involved youth with the opportunity to be connected to a mentor in their own community to stop the cycle. Join this webinar as representatives from the following organizations share how they engage system-involved youth through mentoring and how they are expanding: 

Onsite Training - 2017 Comprehensive Gang Model Workshop

Training on the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) Comprehensive Gang Model will be offered by the National Gang Center (NGC) on June 13–15, 2017, in Denver, Colorado. The training is free; however, all other costs will be the responsibility of the participants (e.g., travel, meals, lodging, and transportation).

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OJJDP Webinar - Enhancing Police Responses to Children Exposed to Violence: A Toolkit for Law Enforcement

This webinar will discuss a new toolkit of resources to enable law enforcement officers to identify and respond to children exposed to violence and potentially traumatic events. The new toolkit, "Enhancing Police Responses to Children Exposed to Violence: A Toolkit for Law Enforcement," launches on April 4, 2017 and will be available in electronic and hardcopy. 

Register to join the Justice Clearinghouse for the webinar “Protecting the Victims of Domestic Minor Sex Trafficking” on Thursday, March 16 from 1:00 to 2:00 p.m. ET. During this webinar, participants will learn about the components of Safe Harbor laws, which work to ensure that minors involved in domestic sex trafficking are treated as victims, not as offenders.

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