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2011-08-10 09:56:00

WASHINGTON, Aug. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new bulletin released by the Department of Justice's Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) discusses the evaluation of five community programs to curb underage drinking by Air Force personnel. Reducing Drinking Among Underage Air Force Members in Five Communities highlights findings from an evaluation of five communities' efforts to reduce drinking and associated alcohol-related misconduct among active-duty Air...

2011-07-14 16:07:00

Community Outreach Program Offers Youth Assistance in Time of Need CHICAGO, July 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new public awareness campaign that targets youth in crisis in the Chicago area debuts today. This campaign supports the recently announced Chicago Safe Place program which targets youth in crisis (runaway, homeless and at-risk youth). This campaign and program have been funded through a cooperative agreement from the U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Juvenile Justice...


Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.