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Register Now for Anti-Gun Violence Youth Camp
Broward County’s Justice Services and the Florida Department of Juvenile Justice invite youth between the ages of 12-17 to attend weSpeak’s Anti-Gun Violence Youth Camp, March 25th-29th. There are only 30 slots available and the program is free. The Camp includes group advocacy projects, guest speakers, recreation activities, field trips, lunch and snacks, and more. Call 954-357-6748 and register today!
Board Approves Expanded Adult Civil Citation Program
Office of Justice Services – Fiscal Year 2016 Report (PDF)
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