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NCJ Number: 81750 Find in a Library
Title: Jail Removal Public Education Catalogue - A Catalogue of Public Education Materials From the National Student Communications Competition and the National Ad Council Media Campaign
Corporate Author: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Community Research Forum
United States of America
Date Published: 1981
Page Count: 34
Sponsoring Agency: National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention
Washington, DC 20531
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Champaign, IL 61820
Grant Number: 78-JS-AX-0046
Sale Source: National Institute of Justice/
NCJRS paper reproduction
Box 6000, Dept F
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
Document: PDF
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This document provides materials which can be used at the State and local level to enhance public and official awareness of the policy of placing juveniles in adult jails and lockup facilities.
Abstract: The text explains how these materials can be used for a public education campaign about the plight of children in adult jails. Materials include sample posters for display and award-winning journalism articles which discuss the situation of juvenile offenders jailed in Georgia and juvenile jailing practices in Abilene, Tex. Public service messages which are available as part of a national campaign designed to increase public awareness of the abuses suffered by such juveniles are also included. Information about how to obtain the materials featured in the booklet is given.
Index Term(s): Juveniles in adult facilities; Media support; Public education
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