The Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) recognizes that preventing and ameliorating youth violence requires a shared framework to address the factors that impact violence and victimization at the individual, peer, family, community, and societal levels and promote child and
Jurisdictions that work to address these issues benefit from strategic, coordinated training and technical assistance (TTA) and participation in learning communities to help them reach their short- and long-term goals.
To facilitate progress, better support youth violence prevention, and promote well-being in localities nationwide, OJJDP invites proposals to broker, coordinate, and provide relevant TTA to the 39 jurisdictions that OJJDP is funding through its three signature youth violence prevention initiativesthe Defending Childhood, National Forum on Youth Violence Prevention, and Community-Based Violence Prevention initiatives.
OJJDP invites organizations that preferably represent a partnership or consortium of entities as described in the Eligibility section on the title page to submit applications.
This program is authorized pursuant to paragraphs (3)(C) and (D) under the Juvenile Justice Programs heading, and paragraph (11) under the State and Local Law Enforcement Assistance heading, in the Department of Justice Appropriations Act, 2015, P.L.113-235:
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