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Community Outreach

Community engagement helps raise awareness, educate vulnerable populations, and support viable crime prevention programs. The U.S. Attorney’s Office’s community outreach programs encourage awareness of legal protections and rights, and educate people in the district on countering violent extremism, human rights and civil rights, gun violence prevention and neighborhood safety, and child exploitation and internet safety.

Please contact Jennifer Thornton, Outreach Coordinator at or 614-469-5715.

Quarterly Community Outreach Newsletters
Helpful Links is the U.S. government Web site that helps you create, maintain, and strengthen effective youth programs. Included are youth facts, funding information, and tools to help you assess community assets, generate maps of local and federal resources, search for evidence-based youth programs, and keep up-to-date on the latest, youth-related news.

The Office of Justice Programs’ uses rigorous research to inform practitioners and policy makers about what works in criminal justice, juvenile justice, and crime victim services. On you will find:

  • Research on the effectiveness of programs and practices as reviewed and rated by Study Reviewers
  • Easily understandable ratings based on the evidence that indicates whether a program or practice achieves its goals
    • Effective
    • Promising
    • No Effects
  • Profiles of programs and practices with research findings

The program management office was established, in 2002, as a part of the President's Management Agenda. Managed by the Department of Health and Human Services, is an E-Government initiative operating under the governance of the Office of Management and Budget.

Under the President's Management Agenda, the office was chartered to deliver a system that provides a centralized location for grant seekers to find and apply for federal funding opportunities.Today, the system houses information on over 1,000 grant programs and vets grant applications for 26 federal grant-making agencies.

USCIS - Avoid Scams

USCIS wants to combat immigration services scams by equipping applicants, legal service providers and community-based organizations with the knowledge and tools they need to detect and protect themselves from dishonest practices.

This website helps you empower yourself through educational resources, which include:


Updated October 24, 2016

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