Inter Agency Agreements
Department of Labor-Employment and Training Administration: Youth Policy Forum Follow Up
OJJDP is providing funds on behalf of the Coordinating Council on Juvenile Justice and Delinquency (Coordinating Council) to the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) to enhance the coordination of federal resources for disadvantaged youth, particularly in connection with the Youth Vision initiative.
Update: The funds provided by DOJ in the interagency agreement is being used to fund 2 forums in the fall where DOL will bring state shared youth vision teams together to provide an opportunity for facilitated collaboration across state agency team members on Recovery Act funds that could assist disconnected youth.
Corporation for National and Community Service: Federal Mentoring Council
This agreement will provide funds to the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) to create a web presence for the Federal Mentoring Council, an interagency working group co-chaired by CNCS and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
Department of Health and Human Services- Health Resources and Services Administration: Child Death Review Team
OJJDP is providing funds to increase the capacity of state/territorial CDR Team members to comprehensively review deaths of children and adolescents.
Update: May 20-22, 2009 is the Keeping Kids Alive National Symposium co-sponsored by HRSA and OJJDP. This National Symposium will bring together State Teams of Directors of Maternal and Child Health, Injury and Violence Prevention and Child Death Review Programs. Over 200 participants are expected and 39 states are bringing complete Teams. This purpose is to secure and enhance partnerships and relationships to strengthen the child death review system within the U.S.
National Endowment for the Arts: Shakespeare Theater Programming for At-Risk Youth
This agreement will provide funds to the National Endowment for the Arts to expand model Shakespeare theater programming for at-risk youth, particularly those who might otherwise be involved in gangs.
Update: Coordinating Council Supports Shakespeare Projects for At-Risk Youth
The Coordinating Council on Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention has awarded grants to six theater companies to support performances and educational activities targeted to at-risk youth and youth involved in the juvenile justice system. The awardees are among 37 recipients of the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) 2009-2010 Shakespeare for a New Generation grants, which introduce middle and high school students to the power of live theater and the masterpieces of William Shakespeare.