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Resource: Youth in the Adult Criminal Justice System

Posted | Apr 12 2024

This literature review describes the legal mechanisms by which youth can be processed and incarcerated with adults and provides the most recent data on the number of youths in adult jails and prisons. Learn more.  

Resource: Gun Violence and Youth/Young Adults

Posted | Apr 12 2024

This literature review discusses intentional gun violence involving youth aged 10 to 24 years. The resource describes various federal data sources on gun violence, risk factors for youth gun violence perpetration, protective factors for youth, policy research on guns, public health perspectives on gun violence, outcome evidence, and legal impacts and implications for policymakers. Learn more. 

Arts Programs for Justice-Involved Youth (Funding Opportunity)

Posted | Apr 12 2024

Grants.gov Deadline: May 21, 2024, 11:59 pm ET 
JustGrants Deadline: June 4, 2024, 8:59 pm ET 

With this solicitation (PDF, 26 pages), OJJDP seeks to support and strengthen collaborations between arts-based organizations and juvenile justice systems to develop, expand, or enhance promising and effective interventions that provide access to high-quality arts programs with and for current or previous justice-involved youth to reduce juvenile delinquency, recidivism, and/or other problem and high-risk behaviors. Learn more and apply.