Fairness, Dignity, and Opportunity for all of Louisiana’s Children
November 20, 2014
By Eric Westervelt November 20, 2014 In New Orleans, schools have long struggled to provide for students with physical, emotional and mental disabilities. Even before... Read more >
November 17, 2014
Losing a parent is devastating, especially for a young child. John lost his mother when he was 11 years old. After her passing, he packed... Read more >
September 8, 2014
Last month, the Louisiana Center for Children’s Rights launched Expunge.la, a website that helps youth and adults erase records of juvenile arrests, prosecutions, and convictions.... Read more >
I can help the most vulnerable population of New Orleans access the best social, educational and community services. This is a chance to work with young people who have fallen through the cracks of the system. No young person should fall into the juvenile justice system – but we can ensure that being system-involved is not the end of the road.
Heather Kindschy, Social Worker
All kids deserve somebody to fight for them.
Jordan McEntyre, Staff Attorney
They give you lawyers when you go to juvenile... And just so happened I got a lawyer called Nelson Bowman and me and him became very close friends…. Me and Bowman just spent time, he would come to my house, see how I was doing, this and that. And then I met Ms. Laura, she was his assistant. And we've just been like a whole family... You'd be surprised how many people be behind you after something like that happens.
Our kids are good kids. And kids who can do well, will do well. We just need to give them the opportunity.
Meghan Garvey, Managing Director
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