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Federal Advisory Committee on Juvenile Justice: 2013 Recommendations to the President, Congress, and OJJDP Administrator

NCJ Number
248442
Date Published
Annotation
This annual report presents the Federal Advisory Committee on Juvenile Justice (FACJJ) subcommittee recommendations for 2013 that address four areas of major concern to the juvenile justice community: evidence-based practices, engagement, schools, and disproportionate minority contact.
Abstract
The Federal Advisory Committee on Juvenile Justice (FACJJ) is a consultative body established by the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act (JJDPA, Section 223) and supported by the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) within the U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs. The FACJJ is composed of appointed representatives of the nation’s State Advisory Groups (SAGs) and advises the President and the Congress on juvenile justice, evaluates the progress and accomplishments of juvenile justice activities and projects, and advises the OJJDP Administrator on the work of OJJDP. The FACJJ has four subcommittees: Evidence-Based Youth Justice Practices; Youth Engagement, Youth Justice and Schools, and Youth Justice and Disproportionate Minority Contact. The majority this report focuses on recommendations developed by the subcommittees and approved by the full FACJJ. Additionally, the FACJJ addresses the need for action related to the reauthorization of the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act (JJDPA), including affirmation of the important role that the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) plays in providing leadership on critical juvenile justice issues and supporting investments in funding to promote effective practice.
Date Created: March 5, 2017