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  • THURSDAY, APRIL 15, 2010
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  • (202) 514-2007
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*****MEDIA ADVISORY*****

ATTORNEY GENERAL TO CHAIR MEETING OF THE COORDINATING
COUNCIL ON JUVENILE JUSTICE AND DELINQUENCY PREVENTION

WASHINGTON - Attorney General Eric Holder will chair the public session of the quarterly meeting of the Coordinating Council on Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (Council) on Friday, April 16 at 11:00 am EDT. The Council, whose membership includes representatives from 12 federal agencies and nine practitioners, coordinates federal delinquency prevention programs, federal programs and activities that detain or care for unaccompanied juveniles, and federal programs relating to missing and exploited children. During this meeting, the Council will discuss reports from the Operations Committee and Issue Teams on the Councilís priority issues: education and at-risk youth, tribal youth and juvenile justice, juvenile reentry and transition to adulthood, and racial/ethnic disparities in the juvenile justice system and related systems.

WHO:

Attorney General Eric Holder, Department of Justice, Chair
Jeff Slowikowski, Acting Administrator, Office of Juvenile Justice
and Delinquency Prevention, Vice Chair
Coordinating Council Members

WHAT:

Quarterly Meeting of the Coordinating Council on Juvenile Justice and
Delinquency Prevention (http://www.juvenilecouncil.gov/)

WHERE:

Department of Justice
Office of Justice Programs
810 7th Street, N.W.
Washington, DC

WHEN:

Friday, April 16, 2010
11:00 am Ė 12:30 pm EDT

NOTE: All media must present government-issued photo I.D. (such as driverís license) as well as valid media credentials. Direct press inquiries regarding logistics to Joan LaRocca at 202-307-0703.

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