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Mentoring Opportunities for Youth Initiative

OJJDP News @ a Glance, January/February 2021


The Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) announces the availability of OJJDP News @ a Glance, January/February 2021. This issue's Message From the Administrator introduces OJJDP’s new Acting Administrator, Chyrl Jones. The top story chronicles the 25-year history of the development of the AMBER Alert system. The Youth Voices column recounts how an OJJDP-sponsored youth mentoring program led one high school student to...

School-Based One-on-One Mentoring K-8

Date Published
April 2020
Publication Type
Report (Technical Assistance), Report (Grant Sponsored), Program/Project Description

OJJDP Blog Discusses Youth Mentoring During Coronavirus Pandemic

OJJDP has posted a new blog discussing OJJDP's efforts to support youth mentoring programs during the COVID-19 crisis. The blog highlights examples of how OJJDP's mentoring partners and grantees, including MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership and OJJDP's National Mentoring Resource Center, are providing resources and tips to help mentoring programs nationwide continue during this crisis including a large-scale virtual mentoring platform. The blog also...