Building on Success, Providing Today's Youth With Opportunities for a Better Tomorrow
January 9-13, 2006

Join your colleagues in historic Washington, DC, for the first national conference sponsored by the Coordinating Council on Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention and supported by the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention.

Five great reasons to come to this landmark conference:

  • Take advantage of this opportunity for professional development, as you learn from high-profile researchers and practitioners in a wide range of fields.
  • Network with colleagues in the fields of juvenile justice, mental health, violence prevention, substance abuse prevention, and more.
  • Access federal and state policymakers and administrators.
  • Learn about funding opportunities available through the collaborating federal agencies and other groups.
  • Experience the culture, historic landmarks, and attractions unique to Washington, DC, the nation's capital.

Five exciting "can't miss" days of learning opportunities:

Who should attend?

  • Juvenile justice professionals
  • Law enforcement professionals
  • Attorneys
  • Judges
  • Educators
  • Social workers
  • Caseworkers
  • Policymakers
  • Faith leaders
  • Community leaders
  • Program administrators
  • Service providers

The conference will feature plenary sessions, 70 concurrent interactive workshops, and an exciting exhibit hall where organizations will have the opportunity to display their services and products.

The workshops will highlight more than 50 successful or emerging community collaborations or coordinated approaches to better the lives of children, youth, and families across the country.

This conference is supported by the following federal agencies:

U.S. Department of Justice
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
U.S. Department of Labor
U.S. Department of Education
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
Office of National Drug Control Policy
Corporation for National and Community Service
U.S. Department of Homeland Security

About us:

The Coordinating Council on Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention is an independent body within the executive branch of the federal government. The Council's primary functions are to coordinate federal juvenile delinquency prevention programs, federal programs and activities that detain or care for unaccompanied juveniles, and federal programs relating to missing and exploited children.

The Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) provides national leadership, coordination, and resources to prevent and respond to juvenile delinquency and victimization. OJJDP supports states and communities in their efforts to develop and implement effective and coordinated prevention and intervention programs and to improve the juvenile justice system so that it protects public safety, holds offenders accountable, and provides treatment and rehabilitative services tailored to the needs of juveniles and their families.

Speaker List

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Click here for conference Speaker Biographies.

Participant List

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Click here for information about the conference Exhibits.

Special Conference Events

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Visiting Washington

For information about things to see and do in Washington, DC, click here.

This project was supported by Grant No. 2005–MX–FX–K001 awarded by the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice. Points of view or opinions in this document are those of the author and do not necessarily represent the official position or policies of the U.S. Department of Justice.

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