Governor's Office of Youth, Faith and Family

Governor's Office of Youth, Faith and Family

Arizona Juvenile Justice Commission

The Arizona Juvenile Justice Commission is the supervisory entity responsible for the state’s compliance with the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act, the State Advisory Board to the Juvenile Accountability Block Grant program, and the State Multidisciplinary Task Force on Children’s Justice. Authorized under Executive Order 2020-06the Arizona Juvenile Justice Commission members work to develop effective responses to the problems of juvenile delinquency and child abuse.

This Commission is able to create workgroups necessary to further facilitate what is outlined in the body's Executive Order. Each workgroup is comprised of members which include: issue-area experts, and/or community stakeholders. The Commission further develops its work through the following:

  • Grants Workgroup
  • Racial and Ethnic Disparities Workgroup
    • The Racial and Ethnic Disparities Workgroup oversees the state’s efforts for reducing disparities in the juvenile justice system and reporting these efforts to the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention using the reduction model. The committee reviews statewide juvenile data related to the topic of disproportionate minority contact on behalf of the Arizona Juvenile Justice Commission and brings together diverse representation of stakeholders to align systems and community efforts for reducing disparities. 
PDF icon Executive Order (1.49 MB)
PDF icon Meeting Schedule (121.9 KB)

Meeting Agenda and Minutes

Meeting Date Agenda Minutes Materials
02/06/2020 PDF icon Agenda (156.75 KB) PDF icon Minutes (294.4 KB) PDF icon Meeting Materials
12/05/2019 PDF icon Agenda (156.13 KB) PDF icon Minutes (470.38 KB) PDF icon Meeting Materials
09/05/2019 PDF icon Agenda (139.99 KB) PDF icon Minutes (255.59 KB) PDF icon Meeting Materials
05/02/2019 PDF icon Agenda (140.78 KB) PDF icon Minutes (291.55 KB) PDF icon Meeting Materials
02/07/2019 PDF icon Agenda (158.62 KB) PDF icon Minutes (195.93 KB) PDF icon Meeting Materials