This campaign aims to prevent and reduce tobacco use among lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) young adults, ages 18-24, who are occasional smokers. As highlighted in a recent blog post describing the campaign, LGBT young adults in the United States are nearly twice as likely to use tobacco as other young adults. Learn more.
This guide (PDF, 54 pages) provides information for colleges and universities to help remove barriers that can prevent people with criminal records from pursuing higher education. It also includes recommendations for how admissions practices can be modified to reflect a more holistic review of applicants. Learn more (PDF, 54 pages).
This virtual toolkit helps state and local education agencies, emergency management agencies, school safety centers, and others who play a key role in school safety build capacity in emergency management and preparedness. It is divided into three sections:
- Develop high-quality emergency operations plans
- Engage youth and the school community
- Connect with other emergency management practitioners
This report presents the most recent data on school crime and student safety. Topics covered include victimization at school, teacher injury, bullying and cyberbullying, school conditions, student perceptions of personal safety at school, and a special spotlight section on juveniles in residential placement facilities. Learn more.
Application Deadline: July 11, 2016
This funding opportunity will fund projects that address human trafficking within the child welfare population. Projects should continue the development of child welfare systems’ response to human trafficking through infrastructure building and a multi-system approach with local law enforcement, juvenile justice, court systems, runaway and homeless youth programs, Children’s Justice Act grantees, child advocacy centers, and other necessary service providers. Learn more.
This annual report (PDF, 64 pages) features information on the health of the nation, including data on health status and determinants, health care utilization, health care resources, and health care expenditures. This edition also includes a special feature on racial and ethnic health disparities. Learn more (PDF, 64 pages).
This guide (PDF, 233 pages) provides information for healthcare providers who conduct sexual abuse medical forensic examinations of prepubescent children, as well as agencies involved in community response to child sexual abuse. It addresses the health care needs of these children and the gathering of forensic evidence for potential use within the criminal justice and/or child protection systems. Learn more (PDF, 233 pages).
This campaign provides resources to support the drunk driving prevention efforts for the upcoming 4th of July holiday, which is one of the deadliest holidays of the year due to drunk-driving crashes. Learn more.
This report (PDF, 44 pages) describes OCR’s efforts during the last year to protect students’ civil rights and increase educational equity. The report includes examples of OCR’s enforcement activities, highlights of notable cases, and the guidance documents OCR released in 2015. Learn more (PDF, 44 pages).