DJS In The News

DJS In The News

  
  
4/27/2017Opioids are hitting young people hard, and Maryland's Department of Juvenile Services has to adapt
1/10/2017Online college courses are opened to boys in Maryland's high-security juvenile detention center.
12/18/2015Governor Hogan Visits Backbone Mountain Youth Center
10/9/2015Capital News Service covered DJS Applefest, our Day to Serve event.
8/28/2015DJS Peach Giveaway, a Maryland Unites Initiative
8/19/2015WBAL-TV covers DJS peach giving event
8/12/2015Governor Hogan mentions DJS in MD Unites: Day of Service press release
7/13/2015DJS Youth Complete Shining Walls Project at the American Visionary Art museum
6/24/2015WYPR's Dan Rodricks interviews Secretary Abed about recent legislation to reduce number of youth housed in the adult system and a new adult facility for this population
6/18/2015Carroll County Times had a front page story on DJS youth graduating from the Silver Oak Academy program.
3/18/2015Governor Hogan praises DJS Procurement Director Debbie Thornton and her team's efforts during Board of Public Works meeting. Scroll the video to 16:49 for the comments.
3/10/2015The Frederick News-Post published an editorial on Keeping Juvenile Offenders Out of Adult Jails.
2/25/2015The Baltimore Sun covered a White House-sponsored event that probes help for students in juvenile system.
12/23/2014New video on reauthorizing the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act (JJDPA).
12/17/2014The Washington Post covered Gov.-elect Hogan's press conference announcing Secretary Abed's re-appointment.
12/17/2014The Baltimore Sun covered Gov.-elect Hogan's press conference announcing Secretary Abed's re-appointment.
12/17/2014WYPR covered Gov.-elect Hogan's press conference announcing Secretary Abed's re-appointment.
12/17/2014CBS DC covered Gov.-elect Hogan's press conference announcing Secretary Abed's re-appointment.
12/17/2014WBAL-TV covered Gov.-elect Hogan's press conference announcing Secretary Abed's re-appointment.
12/17/2014Capital News Service published an article about Graduated Responses, a DJS tool.
11/20/2014Capital News Service published a news story about the 20th Annual Oratorical Contest.
11/17/2014DJS is first juvenile justice program to offer Youth Mental Health First Aid training to its staff.
10/30/2014DJS youth create shining walls at the American Visionary Art Museum.
10/29/2014The National Academy of Sciences released video of a public discussion on a new report, "Implementing Juvenile Justice Reform: The Federal Role."