OJJDP Invites Young People with Lived Juvenile Justice Experience To Become Peer Reviewers

by | Apr 18, 2023 | National News, Programs

Are you interested in helping to improve the juvenile justice system? Become an OJJDP grant peer reviewer!

Peer reviewers will evaluate competitive grant applications, supporting OJJDP’s efforts to make fair, equitable, and objective funding decisions. By participating, you can gain transferable skills to add to your professional resume, receive reimbursement for your work, and make meaningful connections with other juvenile justice experts.

To qualify, you must—

  • Be 18 to 25 years old.
  • Have lived experience with the juvenile justice system (e.g., arrested, detained, confined, or on probation).
  • Have participated in juvenile justice-related programs (e.g., youth mentoring, juvenile drug court, family treatment court, or arts programs for justice-involved youth, etc.).
  • Have access to a computer and the internet.
    To apply, submit your resume or letter of interest to ojjdppr.support@ojp.usdoj.gov by May 5, 2023.

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