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Community involvement (juvenile delinquency prevention)

Partnerships for Public Safety

Date Published
February 2000
Publication Type
Technical Assistance, Program/Project Description, Instructional Material
Agencies
NIJ

Learning from Doing Evaluating the Effectiveness of the Second Chance Act Grant Program

April 2022

Reauthorized in 2018, the Second Chance Act (SCA) aims to reduce recidivism and improve outcomes for people returning from state and federal prisons, local jails, and juvenile facilities through the provision of federal grants. During this panel, National Institute of Justice-funded researchers will detail two ongoing evaluations of the SCA grant program:

  1. An evaluation of the effectiveness of the SCA grant program per Title V of the First Step Act.
  2. A longitudinal examination of the long-term impacts of the SCA program.

NIJ FY22 Evaluation of OJP Community Based Violence Intervention and Prevention Initiative (CVIPI) Projects

Closing Date
Grants.gov Deadline
Application JustGrants Deadline

NIJ seeks proposals for independent, rigorous evaluations of projects to be selected for funding under fiscal year 2022 OJP Community Based Violence Intervention and Prevention Initiative (CVIPI) solicitation. More specifically, NIJ seeks to fund outcome and impact evaluations of Expansion and Enhancement project sites, as defined under Categories 3 and 4 of the OJP solicitation FY 2022 Office of Justice Programs Community Based Violence Intervention and Prevention Initiative. Evaluations should also examine questions regarding program implementation (e.g., process evaluation). ...

Dual System Youth: At the Intersection of Child Maltreatment and Delinquency

December 2020

Across the country, child welfare and juvenile justice systems now recognize that youth involved in both systems (i.e., dual system youth) are a vulnerable population who often go unrecognized because of challenges in information-sharing and cross system collaboration. In light of these challenges, national incidence rates of dual system youth are not known.