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DJJ Secretary Makes Appointments to the Juvenile Justice Delinquency Prevention State Advisory Group
This week, Florida Department of Juvenile Justice (DJJ) Sec. Eric Hall announced the following new appointments to the Juvenile Justice Delinquency Prevention State Advisory Group. The Juvenile Justice Delinquency Prevention State Advisory Group, based on...
Florida Department of Juvenile Justice Launches Outreach Effort to Highlight the Importance of Fatherhood
“This week, the Florida Department of Juvenile Justice (DJJ) and partners announced a new mentoring and outreach initiative aimed at supporting Florida’s fathers. The DJJ Dads initiative will work with fathers of juvenile justice-involved youth...
On Monday, First Lady Casey DeSantis joined the Florida Department of Juvenile Justice (DJJ) and Volunteer Florida to announce the launch of DJJ’s new mentoring initiative – One Mentor, One Child. This initiative will...
The Florida Department of Juvenile Justice (DJJ) closed out what it called another milestone year with several accomplishments that further the agency’s mission of reducing juvenile delinquency and increasing public safety. “The accomplishments achieved this...
A two-time college football national champion and Heisman Trophy winner, Tebow will be giving the keynote address during the launch of the summit. The summit will also include an opening address from Moody, more than 15 hours of presentations by speakers from across Florida and the nation and much more.
The Florida Race Equity Challenge is a web-based, interactive experience that will provide juvenile justice stakeholders with the education and tools to identify and tackle issues related to race, equity, and inclusion (REI) within the juvenile justice system.
In response to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, this week, the Florida Department of Juvenile Justice (DJJ) has issued a supplemental emergency order continuing the suspension of visitation at all state-operated juvenile detention centers and juvenile residential commitment programs until May 15.
“The Florida Department of Juvenile Justice is recognized as a national leader in evidence-based approaches to juvenile justice,” said DJJ Secretary Simone Marstiller on Wednesday. “Our achievements this year are just the beginning and illustrates our continued commitment to enhancing Florida’s juvenile justice system.
The funds will be sent out over three years from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) which will go to the Florida Department of Health (DOH) in partnership with the Florida Department of Children and Families (DCF) and county health departments in Broward, Duval and Palm Beach Counties.
The Florida Department of Juvenile Justice (DJJ) launched a new campaign this week to crack down on young people from threatening violence at their schools while showcasing its app to report potential threats.
Born in Liberia and currently with Gunster, Yoakley, Stewart, P.A., Marstiller served as a judge on the First District Court of Appeal for six years.