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Self-Generated Content and Sextortion Awareness and Prevention Panel Discussion

June 2022

As part of Internet Safety Month in June 2022, OJJDP and the Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force Program presented “Protect Our Youth Online: A Virtual Event to Start the Conversation." This virtual event—comprising three webinars—features presentations from technology safety experts with tips and resources to help inform and protect youth online.

OJJDP Launches Youth and Family Partnership Working Group

By Liz Ryan, OJJDP Administrator

The most effective decisionmaking involves the people a decision impacts most. For decisionmaking at the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP), that means soliciting input from youth directly impacted by the justice system and the people who know them best—their families.

As Administrator, involving and listening to young people and their families will be a standard business practice...

OJJDP FY 2022 Supporting Vulnerable At-Risk Youth and Youth Transitioning Out of Foster Care

Closing Date
Grants.gov Deadline
Application JustGrants Deadline
This solicitation supports the establishment of a pilot demonstration program to develop, implement, and build replicable treatment models for residential-based innovative care, treatment, and services. This solicitation consists of two categories:  Category 1: Project Sites Category 2: Training and Technical Assistance

AMBER Alerts Launch on Instagram

The National Center for Missing & Exploited Children has partnered with Instagram to add an AMBER Alert feature on the social media platform to notify users of missing children in their area.

OJJDP News @ a Glance, May/June 2022

The Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) announces the availability of OJJDP News @ a Glance, May/June 2022.

This issue's Message from the Administrator and top story introduce Administrator Liz Ryan, a staunch advocate for juvenile justice reform who joined OJJDP May 16. The newsletter also highlights the Department of Justice’s commemoration of National Missing Children’s Day and the Office’s Court Appointed...