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Announcements

National Drug Court Month

Posted | May 18 2022

May is National Drug Court Month, and throughout the month OJJDP and its partners will highlight the vital role drug treatment courts can play in helping youth and families overcome the effects of substance use and co-occurring mental health disorders. Learn more.  

Webinar: Helping States Implement Hate Crime Prevention Strategies in Their 3-Year Plan

Posted | May 18 2022

Date: May 26, 2022, 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm ET 

This webinar, intended for youth justice professionals, presenters will: 

  • Provide participants with research and data to share the status and trends of youth hate crimes in the United States 

  • Help participants develop increased knowledge around: 

  • Best practices to mitigate juvenile hate crimes 

  • Misinformation, disinformation, and mal-information and how to buffer youth from these phenomena 

  • How to incorporate hate crime prevention strategies in states' 3-year plans 

Learn more and register.  

Asian Pacific Heritage Month

Posted | May 18 2022

May is Asian Pacific Heritage Month. This website highlights federal events throughout the month of May commemorating Asian and Pacific Islander culture and history. Learn more.