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Native American Youth: Involvement in Justice Systems and Information on Grants to Help Address Juvenile Delinquency

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Description
Reports data on Native American youth in various levels of the justice systems, including broad offense categories such as drugs and alcohol. Discusses factors that can increase the likelihood of Native American youth being involved with the justice system, such as poverty and exposure to violence. Identifies federal grant programs that may help address these issues and challenges impacting success in applying for the grants.
Date
09/2018
Type
Document
Organization
Government Accountability Office
Tagged as
American Indian or Alaska Native · Children and youth · Criminal justice system · Funding · Statistics and data