Bob Woodson, Veteran Leader on Community-Based Solutions to Youth Violence, in the Mix for HUD Secretary
Robert Woodson, Sr., the founder and longtime president of the Center for Neighborhood Enterprise, told The Washington Post that he had discussed the possibility of serving as Housing and Urban Development (HUD ) secretary in the administration of President-Elect Donald Trump.
Scott Drops First House JJDPA Bill in Years; Would Include PROMISE Act
Rep. Bobby Scott (D-Va.) has introduced the Youth Justice Act of 2015, a bill to reauthorize the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act, the first attempt to do so on the House side in several years.
Obama, Congress Talk Criminal Justice Reform at White House
A day that was anything but bipartisan in nature ended with a quiet White House meeting on criminal justice reform that was attended by leaders from both sides of the aisle.
Rep. Scott, Juvenile Advocates Want Gun Discussion to Include Concerns of Urban Youth
Some congressional leaders and juvenile advocates are trying to include community-based youth programs in the public dialogue about gun rights and control, while also pushing back against the concept of placing police in schools.