The Coordinating Council on Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (Council) held its winter Quarterly Meeting on December 5, 2008. Agenda items included the launch of the comprehensive community initiatives toolkit and an update on research on religiosity and prosocial youth behavior. The meeting minutes will be available through the Council's Web site at a later date.
The spring quarterly meeting will be held on Friday, March 6, 2009. Additional information will be posted to the Council's Web site as it becomes available.
For more information on the Council please visit the Web site.
The Council is comprised of 18 members, including 9 ex officio membersthe Attorney General, the Secretaries of the Departments of Justice, Education, Health and Human Services, Housing and Urban Development, and Labor; the Assistant Secretary of Immigration and Customs Enforcement in the Department of Homeland Security, the Director of the Office of National Drug Control Policy; and the Chief Executive Officer of the Corporation for National and Community Service. An additional nine members are juvenile justice practitioners appointed by the Speaker of the House of Representatives, the Senate Majority Leader, and the President of the United States.