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Advisory Task Force on Justice Involved Women & Girls

The Advisory Task Force on Justice Involved Women and Girls (Advisory Task Force on the Woman and Juvenile Female Offender in Corrections) consults with the Commissioner of Corrections regarding choice of model programs to receive funding, reviews and makes recommendations on matters affecting female offenders, identifies problem areas, and assists the Commissioner in seeking improved programming for female offenders. To contact the Task Force please send an email to: 

Meetings typically last two (2) hours and are held on the second Wednesday of each month at the DOC Central Office 1450 Energy Park Drive #200, St. Paul

The Girls Collaborative (a sub-committee of the Task Force) meets the second Tuesday monthly. For more information email Kahlee Griffey ( or Kristi Cobbs (

Mission Statement

To promote and advocate for gender and culturally-responsive services for women and girls in the criminal and juvenile justice systems.

Task Force Members

Meeting Minutes - 2022

Meeting Minutes - 2019

Meeting Minutes - 2018

Meeting Minutes - 2017

Daily Inmate Profile - Minnesota Correctional Facility-Shakopee

National Resource Center on Justice-Involved Women

National Workshop on Adult and Juvenile Female Offenders

Office on the Economic Status of Women

Minnesota Corrections Association

Legal Services for Prisoners with Children

National Institute of Corrections - Women Offenders

Journal of Juvenile Justice

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