Youth housed at the Youth Study Center (YSC), the city’s juvenile detention center, were moved to a new facility last week as the final step in the turnaround of the center—part of the newly constructed Juvenile Justice Complex. The move represents a significant milestone for New Orleans and its efforts to improve the city’s juvenile…Read more
JJPL is participating in GiveNOLA Day – the community’s first online giving event hosted by the Greater New Orleans Foundation – on May 6. Support us by going online and clicking here and your donation dollars will receive a little lagniappe! You can also help by liking us on Facebook or following us on Twitter…Read more
The Office of Juvenile Justice, in partnership with Magellan Health in Louisiana, is hosting a Parent Empowerment Seminar: “Putting the Pieces Together” Advocating for Your Child 201 The seminar is scheduled for: · Saturday, April 12, 2014 · 10:00 am till 2:00 pm (Sign-in and refreshment open at 9:00 AM) · Southern University, New Orleans…Read more
The Louisiana Interchurch Conference will host the Juvenile Justice Conference on February 13, 2014 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. The conference will concentrate on at-risk youth in a time of racial and social inequality, and will feature several speakers, including JJPL Executive Director Dana Kaplan, and Gina Womack of partner organization Families and Friends of Louisiana’s Incarcerated Children.
Registration is $20. This Conference has been approved for 5.25 CEU’s through the LSU School of Social Work, and 5.25 CLE’s for Attorneys.
This webinar is a second offering of our webinar held in December, and will feature JJPL Managing Director and Schools First Coordinator Jolon McNeil and Geoffrey Winder and Jennifer Raviv from the GSA Network.Read more