OJJDP Report: 
A Discussion With  J. Robert Flores
Wednesday, December 11, 2002 2:30-3:30 PM EST

The Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP), in association with the Juvenile Justice Telecommunications Assistance Project (JJTAP) of Eastern Kentucky University, is pleased to announce an upcoming live satellite videoconference. The 1-hour broadcast, OJJDP Report: A Discussion with J. Robert Flores, will be aired nationwide on Wednesday, December 11, 2002, from 2:30 to 3:30 P.M. EST.   It will also be available for viewing on the World Wide Web.

J. Robert Flores has served as the Administrator of OJJDP since April 17, 2002.  During this videoconference, Mr. Flores will discuss current research and new research initiatives; program priorities, including child prostitution, truancy, disproportionate minority confinement, and tribal youth programs; and resources available to the juvenile justice field through OJJDP.

Broadcast Objectives

  • Introduce the Administrator of OJJDP, J. Robert Flores, to juvenile justice, delinquency prevention, and child  protection constituents.
  • Present research initiatives and OJJDPs research strategy.
  • Outline OJJDP program priorities.
  • Highlight available resources.

Registration is free. To view the program, you should identify a facility that can receive the satellite signal. This means the facility must have a steerable satellite dish. The broadcast will be available on C-Band and Ku-Band.  Agencies to contact in your community to schedule a viewing site are cooperative extension offices, community colleges, local school systems, universities, and local cable television providers.

This program will be cybercast, live on the Internet.  Your computer will need a minimum 28K modem, Internet access and either Microsoft Media Player or Real Player software.

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To register to host the teleconference, fill out and submit the Host Registration Form. Information for the site facilitator (host) will be available at the Teleconference Resource Page.

To register to view the teleconference live online through streaming video, fill out and submit the Online Viewing Registration Form. Information for online viewers will be available at the Teleconference Resource Page.

If you would like to view the videoconference at a downlink facility, please go to the Registered Downlink Sites Page to locate a registered site in your area. Contact the closest site near you to register for the teleconference.

Video Rights

You are encouraged to videotape the broadcast for use as a future resource. No rights are reserved by OJJDP or its contractors, the Juvenile Justice Telecommunications Assistance Project (JJTAP). This broadcast will be closed-captioned for the hearing impaired.

The Juvenile Justice Teleconference Website
For More information, please contact:
'Jenny McWilliams' at 859-622-6671

email: ekujjtap@aol.com