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November | December 2009

printer friendly version button   Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention  ·  Jeff Slowikowski, Acting Administrator
News From the Federal Advisory Committee
on Juvenile Justice

Federal Advisory Committee on Juvenile Justice logoFACJJ Quarterly Meeting. The Federal Advisory Committee on Juvenile Justice (FACJJ) held its fall Quarterly Meeting on October 29–31, 2009, in Austin, TX. The meeting included presentations on law enforcement approaches to disproportionate minority contact with the juvenile justice system, roundtable discussions with OJJDP leadership on key issues, a review of the effects of these key issues on states, FACJJ members' recommendations as to how best to address those impacts, and a discussion of options for a future FACJJ. FACJJ meetings are open to the public; anyone may register to attend and observe. Additional information is available on FACJJ's Web site.

FACJJ's 2009 Annual Report
 FACJJ's 2009 Annual
 Report.

2009 Annual Report. FACJJ has published its 2009 Annual Report to the President and Congress. The report addresses significant issues facing the nation's juvenile justice system. Primary among FACJJ’s concerns is the need to reauthorize the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act.







The Federal Advisory Committee on Juvenile Justice is a consultative body established by the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act of 2002 and supported by OJJDP. Composed of representatives nominated by the Governors of the states and territories and the mayor of the District of Columbia, the committee advises the President and Congress on matters related to juvenile justice, evaluates the progress and accomplishments of juvenile justice activities and projects, and advises the OJJDP Administrator on the work of OJJDP.