Are you interested in an exciting opportunity to make a positive impact on justice-involved youth in our community? The Sacramento County Juvenile Justice Coordinating Council (JJCC) Subcommittee is looking for community members like you!
JJCC Subcommittee members help educate the public about Senate Bill 823, also known as Juvenile Justice Realignment, which gradually transfers the responsibility for managing youth, housed at the California Division of Juvenile Justice, from the state to local county jurisdictions.
As a community member, you will work directly with the Chief Probation Officer and representatives from Behavioral Health Services, Child Protective Services, the District Attorney’s Office, the Public Defender’s Office, Sacramento County Office of Education and the Superior Court to develop and provide program updates for the Sacramento County’s local Juvenile Justice Realignment Plan.
Current JJCC Subcommittee members hope to find individuals who have an interest in providing and leading program ideas to implementation, thereby positively influencing justice-involved youth residing in Sacramento County’s Youth Detention Facility.
Providing appropriate rehabilitation and programs strengthening pro-social skills, confidence building, problem solving, decision-making and enhancing academic performance, approached in a trauma-informed, evidence-based and culturally responsive manner will create a successful reentry into the community.
“Being a member of the JJCC Subcommittee allows you to make a positive impact in the County and a difference in helping to improve the opportunities for justice-involved youth," said Chief Probation Officer Marlon Yarber.
JJCC Subcommittee community member’s valuable life and/or lived experience can provide impactful insight to help our youth have a successful reentry into the community. By joining, you will make a difference in the lives of our youth.
There is no term limit for JJCC Subcommittee Community Members. We are looking to fill two Community Member seats. Meetings are held during business hours. The next community workshop will be held on Thursday, Jan. 26, 2023, at 5:30 p.m. via zoom. Applications and additional information can be found on the Probation website