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The National Criminal Justice Association represents state, local and tribal governments on crime control and crime prevention issues. Our members represent all facets of the criminal and juvenile justice community.

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Episode 14: The Tennessee Family Justice Center (FJC) Statewide Initiative with Daina Moran and Heather Brack

In this episode, NCJA Program Manager Gillian Caplan speaks with Daina Moran, deputy director of Tennessee’s Office of Criminal Justice Programs, the state administering agency for Tennessee, and Heather Brack, NCJA’s grants accounting manager and former program director of the Johnson City/Washington County (TN) FJC about the FJC programs in their state. FJCs are multiagency, multidisciplinary centers where staff from public and private agencies provide services to victims at a single location - to learn more about FJCs and how they increase access to services and support for victims, their children and families, give Episode 14 a listen!

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