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.

Decatur Girl Scouts Collect Books for DJJ Youth and Students

A recent example is a partnership that occurred when the team members of Girl Scout Troop #13592 in Decatur set up a book collection drive for DJJ youth and students attending the Georgia Preparatory Academy.

BizWhizz Program Teaches YDC Youth To Become Entrepreneurs

Youth at the Atlanta Youth Development Campus (YDC) participated in the BizWhizz.Org Entrepreneurship Program which is designed to teach youth how to become entrepreneurs.

As We Rise to the Challenge

As We Rise to the Challenge

Chatham Education Transition Center Youth Graduate from Georgia Tech LEAP Program

On November 13, DJJ held a graduation ceremony for Savannah area youth who participated in the Georgia Institute of Technology Logistics Education and Pathways (LEAP) training program.

Rockdale RYDC: Youth and Parent Engagement Forum

In August, the Rockdale Regional Youth Detention Center (Rockdale RYDC) held its first monthly speaker’s session entitled “Youth and Parent Engagement Forum.” Created by Rockdale RYDC’s Volunteer Resource Services, the forums are designed to help sustain an open line of communications

Georgia Preparatory Academy: Macon RYDC Open House

In August, the Georgia Preparatory Academy's (GPA) and the Macon Regional Youth Detention Center (Macon RYDC) held its annual Open House and Title I Event at its main campus.

DeKalb RYDC Parent Night Encourages Family Involvement

The Georgia Department of Juvenile Justice DeKalb Regional Youth Detention Center (RYDC) hosted a parent night Thursday, July 18 to provide parents with pertinent information about the facility’s operational procedures, programs and services and to field their questions and concerns.

PBIS at DJJ: Martha K. Glaze RYDC Field Day

The Martha K. Glaze Regional Youth Detention Center (Martha K. Glaze RYDC) in Clayton County recently hosted an athletic Field Day as part of the facility’s Positive Behavioral Interventions & Supports (PBIS) program.

Rescue 2 Restore at the USDA National Detector Dog Training Center

Recently, students from the Macon Educational Transition Center (Macon ETC) were given a tour of the United States Department of Agriculture's (USDA) National Detector Dog Training Center (NDDTC) in Newnan, Georgia.  The NDDTC, located on seventeen acres with eight buildings and more than