A Web-facilitated meeting of the Federal Advisory Committee on Juvenile Justice (FACJJ) took place on August 10, 2012. More information on the FACJJ meeting will be available in the September/October issue of OJJDP News @ a Glance.
The committee's meetings are open to the public; anyone may register to attend and observe. Additional information is available on the committee's Web site.
The Federal Advisory Committee on Juvenile Justice is a consultative body established by the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act of 1974, as amended (Section 223), and is supported by OJJDP. Composed of members of state advisory groups on juvenile justice, the committee advises the President and Congress on matters related to juvenile justice, evaluates the progress and accomplishments of juvenile justice activities and projects, and advises the OJJDP Administrator on the work of OJJDP.