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Tuesday, November 29, 2016Highlights of the DOJ Center for Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnerships
Activities and accomplishments of the DOJ CFBNP include working in community-based reentry programs, preventing youth violence, promoting responsible fatherhood, and devoting its efforts to building trust within our nation's communities.
Monday, November 28, 2016
Monday, November 21, 2016HUD Issues Fair Housing Act Guidance To Help Domestic Violence Victims
Cities, counties, law enforcement agencies, housing providers and other stakeholders should review the HUD guidance and make sure their nuisance abatement ordinances, crime-free housing ordinances and crime-free housing programs are fair and do not discriminate. Domestic violence victims are already forced to make too many impossible choices. They should not have to choose between homelessness and their own safety.
Wednesday, August 31, 2016SMART Office Recognizes the 10th Anniversary of the Adam Walsh Act
It’s been a decade since the passage of the Adam Walsh Child Protection and Safety Act of 2006. Professionals from around the country met at the 2016 National Symposium on Sex Offender Management and Accountability to exchange ideas, learn about new tools and projects, and network with others in the field. The Sex Offender Management Assessment and Planning Initiative (SOMAPI) was highlighted in detail. This event was a fitting way to cap the 10th anniversary of the Adam Walsh Act.
Thursday, June 30, 2016Supporting LGBTQI-GNC Youth within the Juvenile Justice System
As Pride Month comes to a close, here at the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) we applaud those who have worked so passionately to advance the rights of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Questioning/Queer, Intersexual, or Gender Non-Conforming (LGBTQI-GNC) community. We look forward to working with our federal, state, and local partners to support initiatives to ensure the safety of these and all youth in the juvenile justice system.
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