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FACJJ 2013 Report Issued

Federal Advisory Committee logoThe Federal Advisory Committee on Juvenile Justice (FACJJ) has issued its 2013 Report, which makes recommendations on four areas of major concern to the juvenile justice community:

  • Evidence-based youth justice practices
  • Youth engagement
  • Youth justice and schools
  • Youth justice and disproportionate minority contact
The report also addresses the need for reauthorization of the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act and affirms the important roles OJJDP can play.  More icon

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From the Administrator
Robert L. Listenbee

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Administrator Listenbee shares a video message discussing how to make sure that all youth in the juvenile justice system can successfully transition out of system supervision to a crime-free, healthy, and productive adulthood.The video emphasizes OJJDP’s 6-point strategy and partnerships to improve outcomes for young people.

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OJJDP News @ a Glance, July/August 2014

OJJDP announces the availability of OJJDP News @ a Glance, July/August 2014. This issue’s lead story highlights a Coordinating Council on Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention meeting on strategies for successfully transitioning youth from juvenile justice systems to communities. The issue also includes special features on President Obama’s announcement of new AmeriCorps partnerships to expand opportunities for youth; a guide released by the National Academies for providers of support services to young victims of commercial sexual exploitation; OJJDP’s “Today’s Native Leaders”  initiative; upcoming events; and more.  More icon

CJJ To Host Webinars on Reform, Status Offenders

The Coalition for Juvenile Justice (CJJ) will present "Juvenile Justice Reform and The Pew Charitable Trusts" on October 23, 2014, from 1:30 to 2:45 p.m. ET. During this webinar, Pew representatives will discuss reforms that Pew assisted with in Georgia, Kentucky, and Hawaii through its Public Safety Performance Project. Then, on November 14, 2014, from 1 to 2:15 p.m. ET, CJJ will present “Exercising Judicial Leadership on the Deinstitutionalization of Status Offenders,” offering steps that juvenile court judges and practitioners can take to improve outcomes for nondelinquent youth and their families.  More icon