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OJJDP January/February 2020 News @ A Glance Video Message

January 2020

Caren Harp, OJJDP Administrator, January/February 2020 Video Message  The Administrator discusses the vital role mentoring can play in ensuring a brighter future for our nation's youth. Students who meet regularly with their mentors are 52 percent less likely than their peers to skip a day of school, 46 percent less likely to start using illegal drugs, and 55 percent more likely to enroll in college. Video run time: 2:46 min: