JJC Meeting: June 14, 2024

Please note that the Juvenile Justice Council of Iroquois County’s next meeting has been rescheduled for Friday, June 14th from 10:00 a.m. to Noon in the Iroquois County Courthouse basement. Plan to attend either in-person or virtually. For the Zoom link, contact the JJC Chairperson or message TIP the Scale. Together we can make a…

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The JJC Visits a Glenn Raymond School Classroom with a “Plant the Promise” Lesson about Healthy Choices.

The Juvenile Justice Council and Ms. Laws’ 5th grade class at Glenn Raymond (Iroquois County CUSD 9 – Watseka School District) enjoyed a fun afternoon yesterday discussing healthy choices and encouraging one another to Plant the Promise and GROW THE GOOD. This classroom visit is made possible through the Watseka Area Chamber of Commerce’s Business…

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Hotline Interview on Teen Mental Health and the JJC’s PSA Contest Winners featuring Jenni McTaggart (Drug Free Communities Grant Project Coordinator and JJC Member): Friday, May 10th at 8:15 a.m.

Tune in to 94.1 WGFA on Friday, May 10th at 8:15 a.m. to hear Jenni McTaggart (Drug Free Communities Grant Project Coordinator for Iroquois County and JJC Member) during a live Hotline Interview. Jenni will be discussing the importance of teen mental health and how many of the Juvenile Justice Council’s initiatives (including the JJC’s…

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Iroquois County Sheriff’s Office Hosts National Prescription Drug Take Back Day on April 27, 2024 from 10:00 a.m – 2:00 p.m. at the Iroquois County Jail

Mark your calendar…The Iroquois County Sheriff’s Department will be hosting a Drug Take Back Day event on Saturday, April 27th from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Bring your unwanted and expired medication to the west door of the Iroquois County Jail (550 S. Tenth Street in Watseka). The DEA’s National Prescription Drug Take Back Day…

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Hotline Interview on How to Safely Host Graduation Parties and Other Teen Gatherings featuring Patty High (JJC Member and I-KAN ROE Assistant Regional Superintendent): Thursday, May 9th at 8:15 a.m.

Tune in to 94.1 WGFA on Thursday, May 9th at 8:15 a.m. to hear Patty High (JJC Member and I-KAN ROE Assistant Regional Superintendent) during a live Hotline Interview. Patty will be sharing helpful prevention TIPs for families hosting graduation celebrations and other teen gatherings….

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JJC Announces Teen Mental Health PSA Contest Winners

And now the moment you have all been waiting for…Out of the numerous Teen Mental Health Public Service Announcements that were submitted, the Juvenile Justice Council of Iroquois County is excited to announce the winners of their contest. CONGRATS to the listed students from Milford High School, Central High School, and Donovan High School’s SADD…

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JJC Launches Teen Mental Health PSA Contest

The Juvenile Justice Council of Iroquois County is hosting a Teen Mental Health Public Service Announcement (PSA) Contest. PSA’s created for the contest should promote mental health awareness, encourage positive choices, and inspire teens to connect with others and seek help if needed.   Iroquois County high school students can enter either individually or as…

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Harbor House and Clove Alliance collaborate to create a resource to assist parents in talking with teens about digital safety.

  Check out this informative resource from Harbor House and Clove Alliance that has been added to the Toolkit on TIPtheScale.org! Learn more about the online challenges facing youth today and how to talk with teens about setting personal boundaries and responding to unhealthy digital behavior. Start Building Better Connections today!…

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TUNE IN TO 94.1 WGFA ON FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 2ND AT 8:15 A.M. TO HEAR STEPHANIE (JJC MEMBER AND HARBOR HOUSE PREVENTION ADVOCATE) DURING A LIVE HOTLINE INTERVIEW.

Tune in to 94.1 WGFA on Friday, February 2nd at 8:15 a.m. to hear Stephanie (JJC Member and Harbor House Prevention Advocate) promote the upcoming Bowling Against Bullying event in conjunction with Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month. Iroquois County sixth through twelfth grade students are invited to attend this fun alternative activity and enjoy FREE…

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Upcoming Bowling Against Bullying Event

Mark your calendar! The Juvenile Justice Council of Iroquois County is once again partnering with Harbor House to host a Bowling Against Bullying event for all Iroquois County 6th-12th grade students at Lucky Lanes in Iroquois from 4:00-6:00 p.m. on Saturday, February 10th, 2024. Those in attendance will enjoy FREE bowling, food, and prizes while…

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