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Juvenile Justice Committee

Our purpose is to improve the restorative justice options for young people in Orange County as well as educate the public, the League, and elected officials of the best practices to continually improve outcomes and futures of our at-risk youth.

The League of Women Voters of Florida seeks to improve outcomes for at-risk youth in Florida by supporting and influencing best practice policies through education and advocacy.
Read state position on Juvenile Justice

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It is easier to build strong children than to repair broken men.
~Frederick Douglass


Juvenile Justice Committee Meetings
4th Wednesday of the Month, 4:30-6:30 PM
Public Defender Office behind the Juvenile Detention Center, Michigan and Bumby,
2002 E. Michigan St.
Orlando, FL




Interested in becoming a committee member? Contact a Chairperson HERE
Members ONLY:  Visit our Forum to stay up-to-date with our activities and announcements.
Our 2018-2019 Program Goals were reached after careful consideration at our Annual Meeting.

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Topics of Interest

For years Orange County lead the state in juvenile arrests. Black boys made up a majority of the arrests that resulted in felony charges. New numbers show Florida is at 42-year low in juvenile arrests with Orange County leading the way. 90.7’s Catherine Welch caught up with Frederick Lauten, chief judge of the 9th judicial circuit to talk about whether civil citations are working in central Florida.
Hear the "Intersection" interview:  How Civil Citations Bring Juvenile Arrest Rates Down
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