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Coordinating Council To Assess Implications of Affordable Care Act

September 26, 2013

On October 7, 2013, from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. ET, the Coordinating Council on Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention will convene in Washington, DC, to discuss how the Affordable Care Act will impact health services provided to youth at risk for or experiencing violence, incarceration, homelessness, mental health disorders, or substance abuse, and those transitioning from the foster care or juvenile justice systems.

Council members will also consider how best to disseminate information about the Act and its implementation to stakeholders. Chaired by the Attorney General, the council coordinates federal programs relating to juvenile delinquency prevention and missing and exploited children. Robert L. Listenbee, Administrator of the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, is vice chair.

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The meeting is open to the public and will be Webcast.

Registration for in-person attendance is required by Friday, October 2, 2013.