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Funding Opportunities

Supporting At-Risk Youth and Young Fathers
The Administration for Children and Families, Office of Family Assistance, is offering two funding opportunities to support at-risk youth and young at-risk fathers. New Pathways for Fathers and Families will help at-risk young fathers strengthen their relationship skills and employability. Grants awarded under the Healthy Marriage and Relationship Education solicitation will support training programs that promote healthy marriages. Applications for the grants are due July 7, 2015.
Training Opportunities

IACP Announces Free Training on Child Trafficking
The International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) has launched free online training on child sex trafficking for frontline officers. This course teaches the physical and behavioral indicators of child sex trafficking, how to respond appropriately, and how to refer a case for further investigation.

National Juvenile Justice Network Forum
This members-only event beginning July 20, 2015, in Washington, D.C., is 2 days of training, networking, and strategy sharing. Field experts will lead educational sessions, and a variety of interactive workshops and lectures will provide opportunities for learning and collaboration.

American Bar Association National Conferences
On July 21–25, 2015, the American Bar Association (ABA) Center on Children and the Law will host its biennial conferences in Washington, D.C. The 16th ABA National Conference on Children and the Law and Fourth National Parent Attorney Conference will address child welfare issues underlying family prosperity and highlight emerging policy, systemic reform, and advocacy strategies to improve outcomes for children and families. Attorneys, judges, social workers, and policy makers are encouraged to attend.