WASHINGTON, June 16, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The meeting of the Coordinating Council (the Council) on Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, led by Robert L. Listenbee, Administrator of the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP), will discuss the benefits of interagency work in federal, state and local youth violence prevention efforts.
The Council will hear a presentation on the Federal Interagency Working Group on Youth Programs and the youth.gov website from Cheri Hoffman, Director, and Social Science Analysts Michelle Boyd and Sarah Oberlander, of the Division of Children and Youth Policy in the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
The Council—established by the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act and composed of representatives from 12 federal agencies and nine practitioners—coordinates federal programs related to delinquency prevention and the detention or care of youth and missing and exploited children.
WHAT: Coordinating Council on Juvenile Justice and Delinquency
WHO: OJJDP Administrator Robert L. Listenbee (Council Vice-Chair)
Coordinating Council Members
WHEN: FRIDAY, JUNE 17, 2016
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. EDT
WHERE: Office of Justice Programs
810 7th Street Northwest
NOTE: Media must RSVP by contacting Sheila Jerusalem at firstname.lastname@example.org. All media must present government-issued photo I.D. (such as a driver's license) as well as valid media credentials.
About the Office of Justice Programs (OJP)
OJP, headed by Assistant Attorney General Karol V. Mason, provides federal leadership in developing the nation's capacity to prevent and control crime, administer justice and assist victims. OJP has six components: the Bureau of Justice Assistance; the Bureau of Justice Statistics; the National Institute of Justice; the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention; the Office for Victims of Crime and the Office of Sex Offender Sentencing, Monitoring, Apprehending, Registering and Tracking. More information about OJP can be found at www.ojp.gov.
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SOURCE Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs