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  • Tuesday, November 29, 2016
    DOJ Center for Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnerships
    Highlights 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
    Changing Minds Campaign Poster
    Helping Kids Overcome Trauma
    Assistant Attorney General Karol Mason joined Secretary of Education John B. King, Jr., and Joe Torre, Founder and Chair of the Safe at Home Foundation, for a conversation about the Changing Minds national public awareness campaign.

  • Monday, November 21, 2016
    Karol V. Mason, Assistant Attorney General
    HUD 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, 2016
    10th Anniversary of the Adam Walsh Act
    SMART 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, 2016
    Robert L. Listenbee photo
    Supporting 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.