This issue's Message from the Administrator highlights how OJJDP achieves its priorities for transforming the juvenile justice system through the grant programs it funds. The top story reports on the first meeting of the Coordinating Council on Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic. Additional stories spotlight the Office’s fiscal year 2022 funding to states, Tribes, local governments, and community-based organizations; a youth member of the Alabama-Coushatta Tribe who was elected copresident of the 2022–23 National UNITY Council executive committee; and an OJJDP program manager who helped develop the Office’s Preventing Youth Hate Crimes & Identity-Based Bullying Initiative. The Tribal Connections section highlights National Native American Heritage Month and OJJDP-funded programs that serve American Indian and Alaska Native youth; the importance of mentoring for Native youth; and a summer day camp run by the Absentee Shawnee Tribe of Oklahoma.
OJJDP News @ a Glance, November/December 2022
Date Published: December 1, 2022