Fairness, Dignity, and Opportunity for all of Louisiana’s Children
Opportunity for Young Leaders
We are currently seeking two young people who want to be leaders in juvenile justice reform for a paid internship position. Click here for more information.
July 7, 2015
Join LCCR for a screening and discussion of 15 to Life: Kenneth's Story, about a young man facing life in prison - and a second chance - for a crime he committed as a teenager. Read more >
July 20, 2015
A child is stopped by the police for a minor infraction, such as petty vandalism. National statistics show that, if the child is African-American, he... Read more >
July 20, 2015
Ten years after Katrina, New Orleans has seen unprecedented, radical change in its public school system. But dramatic disparities in educational opportunities and outcomes still... 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
LGBTQ Safe Zone
We protect, welcome, and fight for every client, because all of Louisiana’s children have the right to equal justice. View our Non-Discrimination policy >