FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 16, 2009

 

 

Union County Juvenile Expediting Team Honored

Freeholder Chairman Alexander Mirabella (back center) and Vice Chairman Dan Sullivan (back right) present resolutions to Union County Juvenile Expediting Team (UJET) members (from left) Monica Lallo, Yvonne Lasiter, Larry Haman, Janice Bennett-Johnson, Octavio Andrade and Barbara Ziobro congratulating them on being selected as the 2008 Disproportionate Minority Contact Reduction Best Practices Model by the U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention
(Photo by Jim Lowney/County of Union)

Union County Freeholder Chairman Alexander Mirabella (back center) and Vice Chairman Dan Sullivan (back right) present resolutions to Union County Juvenile Expediting Team (UJET) members (from left) Monica Lallo, Yvonne Lasiter, Larry Haman, Janice Bennett-Johnson, Octavio Andrade and Barbara Ziobro congratulating them on being selected as the 2008 Disproportionate Minority Contact Reduction Best Practices Model by the U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention. Administered by the Union County Department of Human Services, Division of Youth Services, the UJET is a Union County government initiative, which focuses on reducing the number of minority youth in the juvenile justice system. The initiative is comprised of a multi-disciplinary team of volunteers that provide family court judges with alternatives to secure custody.