Fairness, Dignity, and Opportunity for all of Louisiana’s Children
January 25, 2016
On Monday morning, ruling in Montgomery v. Louisiana, the United States Supreme Court granted a chance for review, release, and safe reentry to 301 men... Read more >
January 11, 2016
A strong majority of Louisianans believes 17-year-olds should be treated as juveniles by the justice system, according to a poll conducted by the Louisiana State University Public Policy Lab on behalf of the Power Coalition 2015 People’s Survey. Read more >
January 20, 2016
This article was originally published on NOLA.com under the headline “Our Juvenile Justice System is Broken: A Letter to the Editor.” It was written by... 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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