Delco announces appointees to juvenile detention oversight board

By Kenny Cooper, WHYY | June 2, 2021

Stoneleigh Foundation Senior Program Officer Marie Williams was featured by WHYY for her appointment to Delaware County’s new Board of Managers of Juvenile Detention.

After introducing it last month, Delaware County Council unanimously adopted the heavily anticipated ordinance to establish the new 10-member Board of Managers of Juvenile Detention.

The board will be in charge of bringing change to Delaware County’s juvenile justice system following closure of the county’s youth detention center due to allegations of child abuse.

Upon the findings of the investigation, the board will be responsible for both the incarcerated children and corresponding facilities in the county.

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