Federal Advisory Committee on Juvenile Justice Issues 2013 Report
October 15, 2014
The Federal Advisory Committee on Juvenile Justice (FACJJ) has issued its 2013 Report. This report makes recommendations to the President, Congress, and OJJDP 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 playproviding leadership on critical juvenile justice issues and supporting investments in funding to promote effective practices.
FACJJ is a consultative body established by the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act of 1974, as amended (Section 223), and is supported by OJJDP. To access the 2013 report and learn more about FACJJ, please go to the committee's Web site.