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OJJDP News @ a Glance, January/February 2010

NCJ Number
Date Published
January 2010
15 pages
Publication Series
This newsletter presents the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) noteworthy successes in juvenile delinquency prevention.
OJJDP's bimonthly newsletter presents notices of agency activities, recent publications, funding opportunities, and upcoming events. This issue includes a special report from Attorney General, Eric Holder, on priority issues for interagency collaboration and outlines the Coordinating Council on Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention's approval of a 2010 work plan with identification of key areas of focus for the future. There is a special feature on a media event held by Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Washington in partnership with the Office of Justice Programs celebrating National Mentoring Month. The issue also includes features on the recent activities and achievements of the AMBER Alert program; updates to OJJDP's online resources for preventing gang violence; OJJDP's Socioeconomic Mapping and Resource Topography (SMART) system; and research discussed at a bullying prevention conference.

Date Published: January 1, 2010