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Coordinating Council Quarterly Meeting To Address Girls and the Juvenile Justice System

September 13, 2012

On September 14, 2012, from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. E.T., the Coordinating Council on Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention will convene in Washington, DC, to discuss risk factors for girls' delinquency, programs to help girls succeed, and policies to reduce the number of girls in the juvenile justice system. The council, chaired by Attorney General Eric Holder, Jr., coordinates federal programs relating to juvenile delinquency prevention and missing and exploited children. Melodee Hanes, Acting Administrator of the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, serves as vice chair. Mary Lou Leary, Acting Assistant Attorney General, Office of Justice Programs, will represent the Attorney General at the meeting.

Resources: http://www.juvenilecouncil.gov/2012_09.html.

Council meetings are open to the public with pre-registration.