Coalition for Juvenile Justice Conference Featured Listenbee, Others by Christine Milo
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With more than 300 participants, representing 44 states and territories, the Coalition for Juvenile Justice (CJJ) held its annual conference here last week. Attendees included governor-appointed state advisory group members, judges, juvenile justice practitioners, advocates and youth.
Robert Listenbee, administrator of the federal Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) delivered the conference’s keynote address, discussing his goals for OJJDP, as well as giving an update on its current operations. Listenbee highlighted 10 areas that are of utmost importance to OJJDP. Listenbee spoke at length about the need for continued and strengthened cooperation with law enforcement.