Nutrition Team Wins USDA Turnip the Beet Award

The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Food and Nutrition Service named the DJJ Office of Nutrition and Food Services (ONFS) one of the 2021 Turnip the Beet award winners. The Turnip the Beet award recognizes outstanding summer meal program sponsors across the nation who work hard to offer high-quality meals to children during the summer months.

DJJ School System Celebrates 25th Anniversary of the Professional Development Conference

The DJJ School System hosted its 2021 Professional Development Conference on June 7-10, 2021. The conference is designed to help education staff expand their knowledge and skills, implement the best educational practices, and better their performance in raising student achievement.

DJJ COVID-19 Case Update Archives

Archived data of the number of DJJ employees or youth who have a confirmed positive test for COVID-19 in 2020

EMPLOYEE SPOTLIGHT: Zeke Collins, JPPS III

At the Department of Juvenile Justice (DJJ), one of the agency's strengths is in recognizing the talent and passion of those employees who have a calling to help the youth in our care.

One such remarkable person is Zeke Collins of DJJ's Toombs Community Services Office (CSO).

Arthur Ashe Courage Award Recipient Shares Story with Gainesville Youth

In early March, former professional boxer Dewey Bozella met youth housed at Gainesville Regional Youth Detention Center to share his story on being wrongfully imprisoned 26 years for a crime he did not commit.

EMPLOYEE SPOTLIGHT: District Director Bill Martin

The Georgia Department of Juvenile Justice Community Services Division would like to acknowledge Southeast Regional District Director Bill Martin for his leadership and commitment to the District 11 team and the local communities served throughout the District.

DJJ COVID-19 Case Update Archives - January 2021

Archived data of the number of DJJ employees or youth who have a confirmed positive test for COVID-19 from January 2021.

DJJ COVID-19 Case Update Archives - February 2021

Archived data of the number of DJJ employees or youth who have a confirmed positive test for COVID-19 from February 2021.

DJJ COVID-19 Case Update Archives - March 2021

Archived data of the number of DJJ employees or youth who have a confirmed positive test for COVID-19 from March 2021.

EMPLOYEE SPOTLIGHT: JPPS II Sammy Williams

This month's Employee Spotlight shines on JPPS II Sammy Williams of the Toombs Community Services Office. Recently selected as Employee of the Month for the Division of Community Services, JPPS Williams is the true definition of a team player, doing what it takes to help his fellow co-workers serve the youth of East Central Georgia.