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Grammy Award-Winning Artist Inspires DJJ Youth With Powerful Message of Restoration

On Wednesday, Nov. 18, Grammy award-winning artist Lecrae shared his journey to restoration with Georgia Department of Juvenile Justice (DJJ) youth during a visit to the Rockdale Regional Youth Detention Center (RYDC) to inspire youth to reach for their dreams.

DJJ WELCOMES YANDURA AS BOARD MEMBER

Georgia Department of Juvenile Justice (DJJ) Commissioner Tyrone Oliver is pleased to announce that Gary Yandura, Chief of Police for the City of Brookhaven, has been appointed to serve as a board member with the state's youth correctional and rehabilitative agency.

DJJ TO HOST STATEWIDE VIRTUAL HIRING EVENT

The Georgia Department of Juvenile Justice (DJJ) will host a Statewide Virtual Hiring Event from Tuesday, September 22, 2020, until Thursday, September 24, 2020.  DJJ is searching for dedicated individuals to work at their youth development campuses located across Georgia.

RIBBON-CUTTING CEREMONY HELD FOR EVENING REPORTING CENTER IN VALDOSTA

Lowndes County, GA – The Georgia Department of Juvenile Justice (DJJ) and the Southwest Key Programs held a ribbon-cutting ceremony today for a new rehabilitation center for at-risk youth in the Valdosta area. Named the Evening Reporting Center, the program will offer after-school educational assistant and counseling to non-detained DJJ youth.

Media Inquiries

The Department of Juvenile Justice (DJJ) Office of Communications is the point of contact for media inquiries from all local, state and national news organizations. 

Contact DJJ Communications

Glenn Allen

Communications Director

Visit:

3408 Covington Highway
Decatur, GA 30032
United States

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