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The U. S. Department of Justice (DOJ) is fielding applications for a grant totaling $1 million that will go toward creating an “LGBTQ+ and Two Spirit youth” national resource center.
The grant was listed in April and its deadline to apply is Wednesday. The program is also being offered through the DOJ’s Office of Justice Programs and Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency, which provide federal leadership grants and sponsor research.
“This program furthers the Department’s mission by supporting juvenile justice systems reform by providing training and technical assistance to juvenile justice practitioners to assist them in meeting the needs of justice-involved LGBTQ+ and Two-Spirit youth to ensure that contact with the juvenile justice system is rare, fair and beneficial,” the grant states. (RELATED: ‘Sexualization Of Children’: Radical Feminists, Conservatives Team Up To Blast Biden’s New LGBT Executive Order)
The “resource center” will distribute “online curriculums” and “toolkits” and also “inform justice systems policies, practices, and/or programs,” according to the DOJ. There will be “regular training and technical assistance for juvenile justice practitioners and community-based stakeholders,” the DOJ says, explai... (Read more)