JJDPA Reauthorization Bill Coming This Week
Sen. Charles Grassley (R-Iowa), speaking at a National Press Club event, said that he and Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I.) plan to introduce a bill this week to reauthorize the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act (JJDPA).
New Federal Grants Program Targets Disconnected Youth
The Obama Administration has released information on a new initiative, Performance Partnership Pilot (P3). The P3 program is targeted to serve disconnected youth across the nation. States, tribes, and municipalities can apply for a Performance Partnership Pilot grant and test innovative, outcome-focused strategies to achieve significant improvements for disconnected youth in educational, employment, mental health and other key outcomes.