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Juvenile Justice Policy and Data Board

Information on the JJPAD

The Juvenile Justice Policy and Data Board (JJPAD), which was established by Chapter 69 of the Acts of 2018, is charged with evaluating juvenile justice system policies and procedures and making recommendations to improve outcomes. The JJPAD Board is chaired by the Child Advocate and comprised of members representing a broad spectrum of organizations involved in the juvenile justice system.

If you would like to know more about the work of the Juvenile Justice Policy and Data Board, or if you have questions or comments, please contact Melissa Threadgill, Director of Juvenile Justice Initiatives for the Office of the Child Advocate.

Email: Melissa.Threadgill@mass.gov

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