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Juvenile Justice Youth Advisory Board


OJD was awarded a grant from OJJDP in 2022 that provides for the creation of a Juvenile Justice Advisory Board. This board will be comprised of Oregon youth with lived experience who will meet regularly to provide a critical perspective on delinquency system improvement efforts.

 Board Recruitment

OJD is seeking youth/young adults who are currently or were recently involved in Oregon’s juvenile justice system to join our Youth Advisory Board, to share their experiences and help us improve juvenile justice in Oregon. 
Youth Board Recruitment Flyer

 We Want You!

  • Are you age 16-26?
  • Do you have personal experience with juvenile justice?
  • Do you have a suggestions for improvements?
  • Apply Online

Application Timeline

  • November 10, 2023 - Application Opens
  • December 22, 2023 - Application Closes - Extended!
  • January 2024 - Informational Meetings

 Join Us!

Share your experiences and help make important changes for others navigating this system.

  • Can delinquency court work better?
  • Do you feel you have a voice at your court hearings?
  • Are you and your family treated with respect?

 Youth Voices Needed for Youth Advisory Board

What is in it for you?

  • $100 per meeting (approx. 1-2 hours)
  • Community service hours
  • Make a positive difference in the lives of other youth
  • Connect with others who understand your experience
What will be expected of you?
  • Attend a monthly, virtual 1-2 hour meeting
  • Minimal email in follow up to meetings and prep for next