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Financial Management Training Seminars
OJP’s Office of the Chief Financial Officer (OCFO) offers 2-day financial management training seminars throughout the country for individuals responsible for the financial administration of discretionary or formula grants.
Registration is currently open for several seminars in 2011. The full list of 2011 trainings is available online.
Missing Children’s Day Ceremony
DOJ will hold its annual Missing Children’s Day ceremony on May 25, 2011, in DOJ’s Great Hall. The commemoration, planned and managed by OJJDP, will include remarks by Deputy Attorney General James Cole; Acting OJJDP Administrator Jeff Slowikowski; and Ernie Allen, President and CEO of the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children. Mika Moulton, the parent of an abducted child and founder of Christopher’s Clubhouse, a community safety education program, will also speak.
Missing Children’s Day honors law enforcement personnel and private citizens for outstanding contributions to the effort to recover missing children. The ceremony is free and open to the public.
Sixth National SART Training Conference
This national conference is scheduled for May 25–27, 2011, in Austin, Texas. It will focus on expanding the capacity of SARTs to promote the health and healing of sexual assault victims, hold sex offenders accountable for their crimes, and realize the hope of preventing further sexual violence in communities. Registration is now open.
National Gang Symposium
The 2011 National Gang Symposium, "Progress Through Partnerships," will take place June 710, 2011, in Orlando, Florida. OJJDP, the Bureau of Justice Assistance, Boys & Girls Clubs of America, and the National Gang Center will sponsor the conference, which will focus on successful gang-related programs and gang reduction strategies. Additional information and registration details are available online.
Innovative Technologies for Corrections Conference
On June 13–14, 2011, in Indianapolis, Indiana, the Justice Technology Information Network will host its Innovative Technologies for Corrections Conference. Professionals from all areas of community and institutional corrections, including probation, parole, pretrial, alternative sentencing programs, and treatment providers, are invited to attend. Additional information is available online.
IACP Law Enforcement Information Management Training Conference
Law enforcement chief executives, commanders, operational practitioners, technical developers, and industry representatives are invited to attend the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) Law Enforcement Information Management Training Conference on June 13–15, 2011, in San Diego, California. Complete information is available on the IACP Web site.
National Center for Victims of Crime Conference
On June 20–22, 2011, the National Center for Victims of Crime will hold its annual conference in Washington, D.C. Conference sessions will highlight practical information to better support services for the wide range of persons victimized by crimes of all types. Additional details are available online.
Juvenile Justice National Conference
OJJDP will hold its National Conference on October 12–14, 2011, at the Gaylord Hotel & Convention Center in National Harbor, Maryland. The conference will bring together juvenile justice practitioners and policymakers from throughout the country to share current trends and promising practices in the juvenile justice field. Registration is available online.
OJP’s Web site includes a complete listing of all open solicitations. Just click on Funding at the top of the site to review all funding opportunities. Don’t forget to check the Web site regularly for updates.
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