October 4, 2007
A commission created by the Florida Department of Juvenile Justice to examine the juvenile justice system is having a public hearing today at the Florida Hotel and Conference Center at 1500 Sand Lake Drive.
The group -- the Blueprint Commission -- seeks input on issues including racial disparities and the growing population of girls in the system. Presentations begin at 1 p.m. Public comment is 4:30 to 6:30 p.m.
Martin Comas, Katie Fretland, Sarah Lundy, Rich McKay, Gary Taylor and Bianca Prieto of the Sentinel staff contributed to this report.