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JJAC Statement of Purpose

The Juvenile Justice Advisory Committee provides leadership and support in setting a vision for juvenile justice in Minnesota that is informed by evidence-based practices, multi-disciplinary experience and the diverse communities of Minnesota. 

JJAC Call for Comment

youth in semi-circle looking upwardJJAC is requesting you and your organization’s input on the following critical issue regarding incarcerated juveniles in light of recent Supreme Court decisions.  Please respond by October 1. There will be a “town hall” meeting on November 8, 2013 to review all of the comments, issues and questions.  For further information please contact Carrie Wasley at 651.201.7348 or at

JJAC Chair Honored with a National Child Advocacy Award

The Coalition for Juvenile Justice presented the 2012 A.L. Carlisle Child Advocacy Award to Richard Gardell for championing the good for children and youth with courage, compassion and commitment.

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Ending Youth Violence: A New Generation of Ideas 

Download the report:  Understanding Youth Violence in North Minneapolis

Funding for this project provided by: Institute on Domestic Violence in the African American Community and the Minnesota Juvenile Justice Advisory Committee via OJJDP Title II funding.


  • Phyllis Wheatley Community Center
  • Urban Research and Outreach/Engagement Center (UROC)
  • Program in Health Disparities Research (PHDR)