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Social Work Professor Elected to Chair Kentucky’s Juvenile Justice Advisory Board

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Jay Miller

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Jan. 5, 2017) – Justin "Jay" Miller, assistant professor at the University of Kentucky College of Social Work, has been elected to chair Kentucky’s Juvenile Justice Advisory Board for a two-year term from January 2017 – December 2019.

The Juvenile Justice Advisory Board is the Commonwealth’s federally mandated group charged with reviewing Kentucky’s juvenile justice system, laws, monitoring Kentucky’s juvenile correctional institutions, and providing recommendations aimed at improving the Commonwealth’s juvenile justice system.

Miller is a passionate advocate for the lives of young people in and from foster care and other juvenile systems through his teaching and research at UK. Outside of UK, he serves as president of Foster Care Alumni of America –Kentucky, where he consults and leads a myriad research projects and initiatives. He also serves as vice chair of the Kentucky Board of Social Work, among other service endeavors.  

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