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OJJDP SRAD National Training Conference 2019: Youth State Advisory Group Member Interviews

February 2020

Youth State Advisory Group (SAG)  Interviews at the 2019 State Relations and Assistance Division’s (SRAD) National Training Conference with youth members of state advisory groups (SAGs) on the importance of incorporating youth voices and perspectives within SAGs. Video run time: 4:48 min.

OJJDP SRAD National Training Conference 2019: Juvenile Justice Reform Act (JJRA) Update

February 2020

Welcome Message and JJRA Update  Caren Harp, OJJDP Administrator, welcomes attendees and helps state representatives understand the new requirements under the Juvenile Justice Reform Act of 2018 (JJRA) at the SRAD National Training Conference in Kansas City, MO on September 24-26, 2019. Video run time: 14:18 min.

OJJDP SRAD National Training Conference 2019: Youth Waiver to Adult Court Overview

February 2020

Youth Waiver to Adult Court Overview  Caren Harp, OJJDP Administrator, provides an overview of the waiver and transfer provision of the Juvenile Justice Reform Act (JJRA) and states’ responsibilities under the section at the 2019 State Relations and Assistance Division’s (SRAD) National Training Conference. Video run time: 31:27 min.

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: