Youth Today’s ongoing coverage of questionable grant making by the U.S. Office of Juvenile Detention and Delinquency Prevention.
- Bill Would Force Action at OJJDP
- Senate Launches Probe of Juvenile Justice
- Justice Official Fired; Bypassed Grant Deadlines
- The Case Against Flores: Congress Probes OJJDP Grants
- In Defense of Flores: Scores Aren’t Everything
- Watch Streaming Video of the House Committee Hearing, June 19, 9:30 a.m.
- Read YT Editor Patrick Boyle’s Reports from the Hearing
- Justice Department Investigates Travel by Flores
- Congress Sets Hearing on Juvenile Justice
- Watch Nightline Join Youth Today’s OJJDP Coverage
- At Justice, 84th Place Wins
- Lots of Bids, Slim Chances
- Former Justice Official Says Juvenile Chief Misled Her
- For Juvenile Justice, A Panel of One
- Winning Bids: Read the proposals that won controversial OJJDP grants
Special Report: Related Documents
The following documents accompany Youth Today’s reporting:
- Documents entered into record by the House Oversight Committee’s hearing on OJJDP grant-making, June 19, 2008.
- From “At Justice, 84th Place Wins”
OJJDP spreadsheets containing scores and place-rankings for bids submitted under various 2007 grant programs, including mentoring, research and delinquency prevention (winners are highlighted by red borders).
From “Former Justice Official Says Juvenile Chief Misled Her” and “A Friend at Justice”
A memo that U.S. Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Administrator Robert Flores wrote to Regina Schofield last July, in which he explained how he chose 10 winning proposals from among more than 100 bids for the National Programs grants.
From “Juvenile Judges Group Secretly Pays to Settle U.S. Fraud Claim”
Under a set of confidential agreements, the National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges will pay $300,000 to settle allegations that it committed fraud to get grant money from the U.S. Department of Justice, while its director will pay $16,500 to settle conflict-of-interest charges.
The Justice Department charged that the council falsified employee time sheets, billed the federal government for work by “ghost” employees, failed to disclose that it hired the spouses of employees and fired a worker who questioned those practices, according to settlements filed this month in U.S. District Court in Reno, Nev.
Serena Hulbert, who alleges she was wrongfully fired from the council, filed a new lawsuit for wrongful termination on April 23, according to court records.
From “Juvenile Justice, A Panel of One”
Here are PDFs of the winning 2007 National Juvenile Justice Program bids.
Here is a detailed list of bidders for OJJDP’s 2007 National Juvenile Justice Program grants (winners are highlighted).
Here is a spreadsheet of all OJJDP 2007 discretionary grants.