segunda-feira, 6 de abril de 2009

Coalition for Juvenile Justice, 25th Annual Conference, Washington DC, USA, May 2009
CJJ Annual National Conference, May 2-5, 2009Updated Agenda & Extended Early Bird Registration
An updated agenda is now available for the CJJ Annual National Conference and 25th Anniversary Celebration: “Unlocking the Future of Juvenile Justice.” The conference will take place in Arlington, VA – just outside of Washington, D.C.
View the attached PDF or click here to view an updated draft agenda of the conference.
An "early bird" registration discount is available to all CJJ members and has been extended through this Friday, March 20.Highlights include:
A keynote with Jeffrey A. Butts, Ph.D., followed by discussion forums exploring ways to infuse positive youth development principles into juvenile justice policy and practice, and increase youth civic engagement;
Remarks and presentation by Acting OJJDP Administrator Jeffrey Slowikowski;
Concurrent workshops highlighting innovative approaches to family and community-connected services and supports for at-risk youth, status offenders and adjudicated youth, as well as alternatives to detention/incarceration and high-impact approaches to prevent further delinquency for adjudicated youth;
CJJ’s 25th Anniversary Reception featuring CJJ’s first National Chair and Founder A. L. Carlisle, and a festive Musical Celebration with headliner Josh White Jr.;
CJJ Council of SAGs' Meeting and Executive Board Elections on May 3 with guest speaker Laurie Garduque reflecting on the progress of the MacArthur Foundation’s Models for Change Initiative;
A special focus on “Family Justice” and youth and family perspectives;
Business Meetings for State Juvenile Justice Specialists and DMC Coordinators;
CJJ Leadership Committee Meetings and Regional Coalition Meetings;
Meet and greet forum with the CJJ National Youth Committee;
Luncheon to present 2009 CJJ Awards, the Spirit of Youth Award, Tony Gobar Outstanding Juvenile Justice Specialist Award, and the A. L. Carlisle Child Advocacy Award;
State Advisory Group Member Leadership Training:
Tour of the Positive Transformation of the D.C. Youth Detention Center (Please note, this requires advance RSVP during registration – details below).
Location and Room Block:Crystal City Marriott at Reagan National Airport, 1999 Jefferson Davis Highway, Arlington, VA 22202—just outside of Washington, D.C. Through the CJJ room block rate you will receive a hotel rate of $187 per night for a single/double. Make your reservation by clicking here.
You may also make your room reservation by phone at 1-800-228-9290. The room block is open through Thursday, April 9.Remember to Register to Attend:An "early bird" registration rate of $199 has been extended through this Friday, March 20, 2009 for CJJ members.
After March 20, the registration rate increases to $225. Non-member registration rate is $299. A youth member registration rate of $189 is also available.
To register and for more information, click here, or visit www.cvent.com, click on the "RSVP for Event" tab, and enter event code 42NJQGYXYNG.
During registration you will have the opportunity to RSVP for the optional Tour of the Positive Transformation of the D.C. Youth Detention Center.
You may also contact CJJ at info@juvjustice.org or 202-467-0864, ext. 122, for off-line registration.

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