March | April 2012

News From the Federal Advisory Committee on Juvenile Justice

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Agenda items for the April 20, 2012, meeting of the Federal Advisory Committee on Juvenile Justice (FACJJ) included discussions of:

  • OJJDP's fiscal year 2012 Program Plan.
  • The updating of Sharing Information: A Guide to the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act and Participation in Juvenile Justice Programs, published in 1997 by the U.S. Departments of Justice and Education.
  • Proposals by the FACJJ chair and vice-chair for the formation and structure of a FACJJ working group and subcommittees.
  • A report from FACJJ's Youth Subcommittee.
More information on the FACJJ meeting will be available in the May/June issue of OJJDP News @ a Glance.

The Federal Advisory Committee on Juvenile Justice is a consultative body established by the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act of 1974, as amended (Section 223), and supported by OJJDP. Composed of members of state advisory groups on juvenile justice, 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.