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Upcoming JDAI Meetings

Meetings for May 2019

I. County Steering Meetings:

Bristol

Co-Chair: Honorable Siobhan Foley & Acting Clerk Roger Oliveira

  • Monday, May 27th, 2019, 2:30 - 4:30 pm
    (Meetings are usually the third Monday of the month)
    128 Union Street 3rd floor, New Bedford MA 02740 (Temporary)
     Buzzards Bay Coalition, 114 Front Street New Bedford
    RSVP sharifa.t.garvey@state.ma.us

Essex

Co-Chair: Honorable Kerry Ahern & Kimberly Lawrence

  • Thursday, May 2nd 2019, 3:00 - 4:30 pm
  • (Meetings are usually the first Thursday of the month)
    Lawrence Juvenile Court, 2 Appleton Street, Lawrence, MA 01840
    RSVP: Nokuthula.Sibanda@state.ma.us

 

Hampden

Co-Chairs: Honorable Arose Nielsen & Patrick Sparks

  • Wednesday, May 22nd, 2019, 2:30 pm - 4:20 pm (Meetings are usually the fourth Wednesday of the month)
    Holyoke Juvenile Court 121 Elm Street Holyoke MA

    RSVP: Katie.Byrne@state.ma.us

Middlesex

Co-Chairs: Honorable Jay Blitzman, & Stephen L. Allsopp

  • TBD
  • (Meetings are usually the fourth Monday of the month)
    Lowell Juvenile Court, 89 Appleton St, Lowell, MA 01852
    Any questions please contact Jean Ward at
    jean.ward@jud.state.ma.us
  • Cambridge Subcommittee: Tuesday, May 14th, 2019 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm at Cambridge Juvenile Court
    (Meetings are usually on the second Tuesday of the month) RSVP: nokuthula.sibanda@Massmail.State.MA.US

Suffolk

Co-Chair: Janelle Ridley, Jeff Butts

  • Friday, May 17th, 2019, 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
  • (Meetings are usually the third Friday of the month)
  • Metro Youth Service Center, 425 Harvard Street, Dorchester, MA, 02124- 2nd fl Training Room
    RSVP: sharifa.t.garvey@state.ma.us

 

Worcester

Co-Chair: Jamie Bennett and Steven McKeown

  • Wednesday, May 15th, 2019, 3:00 - 4:30 pm
    (Meetings are usually the third Wednesday of the month)
    Committee for Public Counsel Services 340 Main Street, 7th Floor Worcester, MA 
    RSVP: jbennet@publiccounsel.net

II. State-wide Committee Meetings:

Quarterly State-Wide Meeting

Governance Committee (Closed group)

  • Friday, June 14th, 2019, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Alternatives to Detention

  • No current meeting scheduled.

Data Subcommittee

Co-Chairs: Dave Chandler & Laura Lempicki

Friday June 7th, 2019, 10:00 am -12:00 pm
(Meetings are usually the third Friday of the month)

DYS Central Office, 600 Washington St, 4th Floor, Boston, MA
RSVP: katie.byrne@state.ma.us

Case Processing

Co-Chairs: Erica Cushna

  • No current meeting scheduled

Conditions of Confinement

Co-Chairs: Nancy Carter & Kelly Buckley

Risk Assessment Instrument (Closed group)

Co-Chairs: James Morton, Francyne Lefemine, Barbara Morton

  • No current meeting scheduled.

Special Populations (Closed group)

Co-Chairs: and John Millett & Catherine Coughlin

  • Thursday, June 13th, 2019, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

 Any questions, comments or edits please contact Gina Tangney at gina.m.tangney@state.ma.us



The Juvenile Detention Alternative Initiative (JDAI) in Massachusetts works to ensure that “the right youth, is in the right place, for the right reasons.”

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