Another Friday rolls around. Time to clean off the desk and share:
The Center for Children’s Law and Policy and the Georgetown University Center for Juvenile Justice Reform is offering a new certificate program in reducing racial and ethnic disparities in the juvenile justice system, to take place September 23-27, 2013 in Washington, D.C. Application deadline is April 23, 2013. More information.
Just Detention International and the U.S. Department of Justice, Office on Violence Against Women will present a webinar “One in Eight: The Reality of Sexual Abuse in Youth Detention” on April 3, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. Prison Rape Elimination Act standards will be discussed, which are slowly rolling out in Indiana detention centers and DOC. To register or this. The second webinar, “Connections: Working Together to Stop Sexual Abuse in Youth Detention” will be presented on April 11, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. To register.
NJJN will also be presenting a webinar on April 9, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. concerning the Federal Civil Rights Approaches to School Discipline Reform: Examining the Recent Palm Beach Agreement, which limited the role of school resource officers and expanded positive behavior interventions and supports.
The NJJN also lists links to several job openings in juvenile justice and advocacy. Their e-newsletter lists job opening weekly.
The National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (which has a juvenile defense section) has joined with Thomas Reuters in a co-publishing initiative, NACDL Press. If you have a proposal for publication, submit proposals to James Bergmann at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Registration is open for the NACDL 56th Annual Meeting & Seminar, July 24-27, 2013 at the Westin St. Francis Hotel, San Francisco, CA. There are some rooms available for public defenders at the government rate, and there is a discounted registration rate.