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OJJDP News @ a Glance, July/August 2008

NCJ Number
Date Published
July 2008
10 pages
This newsletter presents current up-to-date information on programs, conferences and symposiums, training, and newly released publications from the U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP).
Highlights from the newsletter include: (1) the 10th Annual Enforcing Underage Drinking Laws (EUDL) Program Conference sponsored by the U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) held in August 2008; (2) the annual 2008 OJJDP/State Relations and Assistance Division (SRAD) National Conference held in August 2008 in Tennessee; (3) the 2008 OJJDP National Youth Gang Symposium held in Atlanta, GA in June; (4) the Interdepartmental Tribal Justice, Safety, and Wellness Conference held in August 2008; (4) the 20th Annual Crimes Against Children Conference held in Dallas, TX in August 2008; (5) the 2008 Project Safe Childhood National Conference held in Ohio in September 2008; (6) a two-part training workshop held in July 2008 to address commercial sexual exploitation of children (SCEC in Orlando, FL; (7) new publications entitled, Best Practices to Address Community Gang Problems: OJJDP's Comprehensive Gang Model and Highlights of the 2006 National Youth Gang Survey (Fact Sheet); (8) new online bulletins entitled, Juvenile Transfer Laws: An Effective Deterrent to Delinquency? and Violence by Teenage Girls: Trends and Context (Girls Study Group); and (9) updates from the Advisory Committee on Juvenile Justice.