Juvenile Justice: Issues, Trends, and Alternative Programs for Youth Facing Incarceration
Carlos Chavez speaks to Shay Bilchik, Research Professor and Center Director at Georgetown University Public Policy Institute and head of the Center for Juvenile Justice Reform out of Georgetown University.
Prior to these current positions, Shay Bilchik was an Assistant State Attorney in Miami, Florida for sixteen years, where he served as a trial lawyer, juvenile division chief, and Chief Assistant State Attorney. He was also the Administrator of the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) in the U.S. Department of Justice, where he advocated for and supported a balanced and multi-systems approach to attacking juvenile crime and addressing child victimization.
In 2007, Mr. Bilchik was the President and CEO of the Child Welfare League of America. Shay led CWLA in its advocacy on behalf of children through his public speaking, testimony and published articles, as well as collaborative work with other organizations. He worked closely with the CWLA Board of Directors, staff, and its public and private agency members on issues impacting the well being of children and families.
In 2001, 2004, 2005 and 2006, he was named among The NonProfit Times Power and Influence Top 50 for making his mark in the public policy arena and championing child welfare issues.
- Genre: Other
- Length: 28:27 minutes (26.05 MB)
- Format: MP3 Stereo 44kHz 128Kbps (CBR)