Audience

Illinois Juvenile Justice Commission Planning and Grants Members and Staff. The public is welcome to attend.

Date/Time

October 14, 2015, 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

Location

  • 401 S Clinton
    2nd Floor-DMH
    Chicago, IL
  • 823 E Monroe
    Springfield, IL
  • Call In: 888-494-4032 
    Code:  5329547331#

Agenda

  1. Call to Order
  2. Roll Call
  3. Approval of Minutes
    Planning and Grants August 19, 2015
  4. Fiscal Update
    1. SFY 2015 End of Year Expenditures
    2. SFY 2016 Grants
  5. Timeline for SFY 2017 Grant Applications
  6. ICOY Contract Fiscal Update
  7. Other Project Updates
    1. Circles and Ciphers Report on Citywide BARJ Event
    2. Workplans
  8. New Business
  9. Public Comment
  10. Adjournment

Minutes

  1. Call to Order
    Meeting was called to order at 9:17am.
  2. Roll Call
    Planning and Grants Chairperson Lisa Jacobs. Commissioner George Hill and IJJC Chairman George Timberlake. No quorum. Guests: Ethan Ucker, Circles and Ciphers; Elizabeth Atwater, YMCA; and Christine Head, Health and Medicine Policy Research Group; and Susan Witkin, Senior Research Program Coordinator, Center for Prevention Research and Development. Staff: Robert Vickery, Ron Smith, Karima Douglas and Julie Stremlau.
  3. Approval of Minutes
    Unable to approve due to lack of quorum. 
    Planning and Grants August 19, 2015
  4. Fiscal Update
    1. SFY 2015 End of Year Expenditures
      Executive Director, Robert Vickery gave the fiscal updates. The group discussed the 2015 funds and what was lapsed.
    2. SFY 2016 Grants
      The Committee reviewed current contracts/grantees and their 2016 funding.
  5. Timeline for SFY 2017 Grant Applications
    The Committee reviewed the timeline as set for 2017 funding. Planning and Grants Chairperson Jacobs wants our Juvenile Justice Councils and others to weigh in on the best practices and all other important information the Commission can gain from its work with grantees. She added that the Commissioners have always wanted to see and understand the benefit of funding grantees and learning from their work. The group discussed ways to get this information including in-person presentations or possibly video submissions as part of the application process. Robert Vickery will add to the application process used last year.
  6. ICOY Contract Fiscal Update
    Karima Douglas, DMC Coordinator and ICOY Project Director gave the ICOY Fiscal Update. She reviewed the handout with the Committee and answered questions concerning the 2015 information and the fiscal plan for 2016.
  7. Other Project Updates
    1. Circles and Ciphers Report on Citywide BARJ Event
      Ethan Ucker gave a presentation to the Committee.
    2. Workplans
  8. New Business
    Discussed Woods Fund DMC initiative and a proposed youth engagement event. Christine Head provided background information on the initiative. The Committee was unable to take action due to a lack of quorum.
  9. Public Comment
    Elizabeth Atwater introduced herself as a new staff person with the Youth Safety and Violence Prevention Program at the YMCA of Metro Chicago.
  10. Adjournment
    Meeting was adjourned at 11:37am.