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Detention/Reentry

School Discipline Laws and Regulations

Event date: 
Wed, 06/11/2014 - 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Location: 
Online
Sponsor: 
U.S. Departments of Justice and Education

This 90-minute presentation, sixth in the 2014 Supportive School Discipline Webinar series, will provide an in-depth review of the Compendium of School Discipline Laws and Regulations, a key document in the School Discipline Guidance Package. Presenters will highlight policymaking trends related to school discipline and the implications for implementing new policy at the local level. Participants will learn:

2014 Assets Learning Conference

Event date: 
Wed, 09/17/2014 (All day) - Fri, 09/19/2014 (All day)
Location: 
Washington, D.C.
Sponsor: 
CFED (Corporation for Enterprise Development)

The Assets Learning Conference will explore "Platforms for Prosperity" that move individuals and families from poverty to economic success and financial security. These platforms include proven and emerging asset-building strategies that are integrated into the places where people already spend their time, conduct business and get information and assistance.
 

Why Youth Join Gangs Video

The video features gang researchers and practitioners providing their perspectives on gang joining plus youth sharing their gang experiences. This presentation highlights individual, family, school, peer, and community risk factors that may play a role in a youth’s decision to join a gang. The video also addresses behaviors and circumstances that might be observed when interacting with youth at high risk of joining a gang.

National Gang Center Releases Video on Youth Gang Joining

Release Date: 
Fri, 06/06/2014 (All day)

OJJDP, the Bureau of Justice Assistance, and the National Gang Center have released the online video “Why Youth Join Gangs.” The video features gang researchers and practitioners providing their perspectives on gang joining plus youth sharing their gang experiences. This presentation highlights individual, family, school, peer, and community risk factors that may play a role in a youth’s decision to join a gang.

Fifth American Indian / Indigenous Teacher Education Conference

Event date: 
Thu, 07/10/2014 (All day) - Sat, 07/12/2014 (All day)
Location: 
Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ
Sponsor: 
Northern Arizona University's College of Education

This conference for preschool, K-12, college, and university educators and concerned community members is designed through panels, workshops, and papers to share ideas for improving the lives and education of Indigenous children. Drs. Joseph Martin and W. Sakiestewa Gilbert, who have been long involved in working to improve Indian education, are co-chairing the conference. Northern Arizona University's College of Education has worked with Indian Nations to improve the education of American Indian students for decades.

Supervision Strategies for Justice-Involved Youth

This policy brief describes strategies to improve supervision of low- and moderate-risk youth on probation, parole, or under community supervision to keep them out of the juvenile justice system. Key strategies explored include reducing supervision of youth who do not need it, avoiding unnecessary revocations, and engaging youth with families and service providers.

Native Youth Leadership Athletic and Adventure Academy (NYLAAA)

Event date: 
Mon, 06/23/2014 (All day) - Thu, 06/26/2014 (All day)
Location: 
Portland, OR
Sponsor: 
Native Wellness Institute

At the 2014 Native Youth Leadership Athletic and Adventure Academy (NYLAAA), youth exercise their bodies and their Warrior Spirits on and off the court and playing field. They participate in football, basketball, weightlifting, traditional games, dance and more. They learn about teambuilding, wellness, healthy lifestyle choices, leadership, culture and spirituality. They laugh, have fun, and make great friends. At NYLAA, Native youth prepare themselves for life by getting fit inside and out!

Evaluating Your Truancy Reduction Program

Event date: 
Thu, 06/19/2014 (All day) - Fri, 06/20/2014 (All day)
Location: 
Buffalo, NY
Sponsor: 
The National Center for School Engagement, an initiative of The Partnership for Families & Children

This 1.5-day interactive training is for truancy program managers and staff involved with the schools, courts, and the community who want to measure the effectiveness of their truancy reduction programs

2015 RSVP Competition Corporation for National and Community Service

Funder: 
Corporation for National and Community Service

Established in 1971 and now one of the largest senior volunteer programs in the nation, RSVP offers a diverse range of volunteer activities that serve communities to create measurable impact, benefit volunteers through the service experience, and create community capacity. RSVP volunteers serve with commitments ranging from a few hours to 40 hours per week. Click here for RSVP Program Regulations. Through this competition CNCS seeks to increase the impact of national service in 341 specific communities across the country.

Award: 
Unspecified
Eligibility: 
Native American tribal organizations (other than Federally recognized tribal governments), Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized), Independent school districts Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education Public housing authorities/Indian housing authorities
Deadline: 
Tue, 09/09/2014 (All day)