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Community Justice Training
The Center for Court Innovation and BJA invite judges, lawyers, court administrators, clinical staff, and others to the International Conference of Community Courts on October 19–20, 2010, in Dallas, Texas. More information is available online.
OJJDP State Training Day
OJJDP’s State Relations and Assistance Division will host a training day for new juvenile justice specialists, compliance monitors, and disproportionate minority contact (DMC) coordinators on October 22, 2010, at the Hyatt Regency on the Hudson in Jersey City, New Jersey. The training day will be held in concert with the Coalition for Juvenile Justice’s National DMC Conference, scheduled for October 23–25, 2010, at the same location. Online registration is available.
International Association of Chiefs of Police Conference
On October 23–26, 2010, the International Association of Chiefs of Police will hold its annual conference and law enforcement education and technology exposition in Orlando, Florida. Registration information is available online.
Sexual Assault Advocate Training
OVC is providing training for sexual assault advocates, counselors, volunteers, or staff at rape crisis centers on October 26–27, 2010, in Fairfax, Virginia. A detailed description of the training and registration options are available online.
Domestic Violence Awareness Month
October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. During this month, and throughout the year, OVC offers links to resources that are available for victims and the professionals who serve them. Professionals also can find educational materials and program and policy development strategies online.
Cyber Security Awareness Month
October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month. As part of its efforts to promote cyber security, the National Cyber Security Alliance has launched a new Web site that includes customizable materials, media tools, and an event calendar for organizations, companies, and government agencies.
American Society of Criminology Meeting
The American Society of Criminology is holding its annual meeting November 17–20, 2010, in San Francisco, California. A preliminary program and registration details are available online.
Financial Management Training Seminars
OJP’s Office of the Chief Financial Officer offers 2-day financial management training seminars throughout the country for individuals responsible for the financial administration of discretionary or formula grants.
Registration is still open for the two remaining seminars in 2010. The first is being held in Austin, Texas, on November 3–4, 2010. The final 2010 seminar is scheduled for December 8–9, 2010, in Washington, D.C.
OJP Grant Awards
OJP’s Web site includes a list of all grant awards made in fiscal year 2010.
If you have questions or comments, please contact OJP’s Office of Communications.
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