Second Chance Act (SCA) Programs
Held on May 4, 2023, this webinar assisted eligible applicants interested in applying for the OJJDP FY 2023 Second Chance Act Youth Reentry Program Solicitation. It provided a general overview of the program, the goals and objectives, a discussion about the application process, and a Q&A opportunity for participants.
In a new video interview posted on the PBS NewsHour website, OJJDP Administrator Liz Ryan discusses challenges faced by youth involved in the justice system and highlights OJJDP’s work to provide these youth and their families with support.
Ryan discusses OJJDP’s Second Chance Act programs, which help youth successfully transition out of the justice system and back into their communities. The Administrator emphasizes the...
OJJDP FY 2023 Second Chance Act Addressing the Needs of Incarcerated Parents and Their Minor Children Solicitation Webinar
On September 30, 2021, President Joseph R. Biden proclaimed October as National Youth Justice Action Month. The observance brings focus to juvenile justice reform and advancing equity and racial justice. The President's Proclamation refers to OJJDP programs that are designed to achieve these goals. Read the President's proclamation.
"During National Youth Justice Action Month, I call upon states and communities to join me in...