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Federal Advisory Committee on Juvenile Justice to Hold Face-To-Face Meeting

On Monday, October 20, 2014, from 8:30 am-5:30 pm (ET), and Tuesday, October 21, 2014, from 8:00 am-1:00 pm (ET), the Federal Advisory Committee on Juvenile Justice (FACJJ) will meet in Washington, DC. The proposed agenda includes remarks by OJJDP Administrator Robert L. Listenbee, a discussion of the FACJJ’s 2013 recommendations and OJJDP’s response, an update on "Reforming Juvenile Justice: A Developmental Approach," and more. Composed of members of state advisory groups on juvenile justice, the FACJJ advises the President, Congress, and the OJJDP Administrator on matters related to delinquency prevention and juvenile justice. 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

OJJDP, MacArthur Foundation Renew Partnership with $2 Million Commitment To Advance Juvenile Justice Reform

On September 23, 2014, OJJDP and the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation announced a renewed private-public partnership jointly providing $2 million to advance juvenile justice reform. OJJDP and the MacArthur Foundation will each provide funding to four organizations to support innovative reforms in treatment and services for youth. More icon