This issue highlights OJJDP's 2021 accomplishments from the past year including the Office's nearly $344 million in discretionary awards, Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General Amy L. Solomon's remarks at the National Mentoring Summit, and OJJDP's support for the Child Abduction Response Team initiative.
This issue's Message from the Acting Administrator reviews OJJDP's achievements from 2021, including launching the Preventing Youth Hate Crimes & Bullying Initiative. The top story highlights the Office's nearly $344 million in fiscal year 2021 discretionary awards, which fund mentoring programs, children's advocacy centers, missing and exploited children's programs, anti-gang programs, drug treatment courts, and other initiatives. Additional stories cover Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General Amy L. Solomon's remarks at the National Mentoring Summit and OJJDP's support for child abduction response teams established by law enforcement agencies.
- Voices From the Field: Street Outreach: Safety in the Field
- National Incidence Studies of Missing, Abducted, Runaway and Thrownaway Children (NISMART-4) Law Enforcement Survey – Missing Children (LES-MC) Pilot Study Report
- Model Programs Guide Literature Review: Racial and Ethnic Disparity in Juvenile Justice Processing