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

Associate Attorney General Tom Perrelli will chair the quarterly meeting of the Coordinating Council on Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention on FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 24, 2010, at 10:30 A.M. EDT. The councilís membership includes representatives from 12 federal agencies and nine practitioners.

During the meeting, New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu will deliver remarks on reforming the justice system in New Orleans and speak about his vision for helping New Orleans youth. The council will discuss progress on the councilís four 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. Reports on other topics include juvenile justice reform and juvenile crime trends.

More information regarding the council is available at www.juvenilecouncil.gov.

WHO: Associate Attorney General Tom Perrelli
Jeff Slowikowski, Acting Administrator, Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, Vice Chair, Coordinating Council
Mitch Landrieu, Mayor, New Orleans
Coordinating Council Members
WHAT: Quarterly meeting of the Coordinating Council on Juvenile Justice and Prevention Delinquency
WHEN: FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 24, 2010
10:30 A.M. EDT
WHERE: Department of Justice
Office of Justice Programs
810 7th Street, N.W.
Washington, D.C

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

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