The humiliation and pain can remain with a victim of such atrocities for a lifetime.
If you have been the victim of sexual abuse or sexual assault, you have the right to seek full justice for your physical and emotional injuries.
" she screamed, as the man put up his hands in defense, pleading with her to calm down. " she sobbed as she ran out of the apartment, the man close behind.
“OJJDP and the field of juvenile justice have lost a passionate and visionary colleague,” said OJJDP Acting Administrator Eileen M. “Candi committed many decades of her career to helping system-involved youth and their families from rural Oklahoma to inner-city Chicago, and advocated for compassion in the work to help victims heal. She will be truly missed.” OJJDP Participates in National Summit on Youth Homelessness On March 13–14, 2017, the National Network for Youth (NN4Y) hosted its annual National Summit on Youth Homelessness in Washington, DC. Sanzanna Dean, attended the event’s federal agency roundtable discussion alongside representatives of the Departments of Education, Health and Human Services, Housing and Urban Development, and Labor, and the U. Participating agencies describe and respond to questions about their current efforts and make at least one new commitment for the upcoming year to support young people experiencing homelessness. Dean noted that OJJDP fulfilled its 2016 commitment to conduct a literature review on the incidence of labor trafficking among youth; the review available is now online.
The publication is based on the results of a nationwide survey of juvenile drug treatment courts, juvenile mental health courts, and hybrid juvenile treatment courts and provides recommendations for successful family engagement within a juvenile drug treatment court program.
The brief also includes a tool to assess a court’s current practices and highlights two juvenile drug treatment courts that demonstrate a strong commitment to family engagement. The guide provides law enforcement personnel with an overview of the OJJDP Comprehensive Gang Model, an evidence-based framework for preventing and reducing youth gang violence.
Message From the Acting Administrator Child Abuse Prevention Month Combating Child Sex Trafficking Strengthening Relationships With States Tribal Youth Strategic Planning Meeting Smart on Juvenile Justice Stakeholder Corner: Community-Based Violence Prevention Upcoming Events News in Brief Advisory Committee Home Dr. Spergel surveyed 254 respondents in 45 communities across the United States about their anti-gang strategies and those they perceived to be most effective. Kane used that database to coauthor 12 guidance manuals for communities implementing Dr. She worked diligently to establish service delivery standards for sexual assault centers and was the first to secure Victims of Crime Act funds to employ advocates and counselors for survivors at rape crisis centers and domestic violence shelters nationwide.
Candice “Candi” Kane, retired chief operating officer of the Cure Violence program at the University of Illinois at Chicago, passed away on March 3, 2017. Kane was a tireless proponent of the value of data and worked in the 1980s on the OJJDP-funded National Youth Gang Suppression and Intervention program with Dr. That program provided the research foundation for the Comprehensive Community-Wide Approach to Gang Prevention, Intervention, and Suppression Program (Comprehensive Gang Model). In the mid-1980s, she became the first Illinois Coalition Against Sexual Assault grants manager at the Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority, and, through successive positions as associate director and executive director, she became a distinguished criminal justice policy expert. NN4Y brings together federal agency staff to discuss each agency’s role in ending youth homelessness.