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Office of Juvenile Justice & Delinquency Prevention Accepting Applications for Advisory Committee

Posted: May 19, 2017

The Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention is accepting applications to fill current and upcoming vacancies on the Federal Advisory Committee on Juvenile Justice (FACJJ). 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.

Candidates must be a member of their state’s juvenile justice advisory group (SAG) at the time of application and throughout their entire term. Applicants must also be from one of the following jurisdictional groups:

  • Youth: This applicant can be from any state and must be a youth member of their SAG.
  • Group 9: New York, Connecticut, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Ohio.
  • Group 4: Nebraska, Kansas, Iowa, Minnesota, and Missouri.

Selected applicants will begin their term on October 1, 2017, and serve for 2 years with the possibility that their term will be renewed for an additional 2 years.

Download the application and email the completed form to OJJDP no later than Friday, June 30, 2017. For questions or concerns, contact Jeff Slowikowski at or Melissa Kanaya at

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