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OJJDP News @ A Glance
September | October 2009

printer friendly version button   Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention  ·  Jeff Slowikowski, Acting Administrator
News From the Coordinating Council on Juvenile Justice
and Delinquency Prevention
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Online Resource for Comprehensive Community Initiatives. The Coordinating Council on Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (Council) has launched a new Web site to help Federal staff plan, support, and sustain Comprehensive Community Initiatives. For more information, see "Coordinating Council Launches Web Site To Help Federal Staff Support CCIs" in this issue.

Quarterly Meeting. The Council will announce its next quarterly meeting once the date and location have been confirmed.

Additional Information. To learn more about the Council, please visit their Web site.

The Coordinating Council on Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention is an independent body within the executive branch of the Federal Government. The Council's primary functions are to coordinate Federal juvenile delinquency prevention programs, Federal programs and activities that detain or care for unaccompanied juveniles, and Federal programs relating to missing and exploited children.

The Council is made up of 18 members, including 9 ex officio members—the 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.