The Louisiana Center for Children’s Rights and the Juvenile Justice Project of Louisiana are joining forces for Louisiana’s children. Learn more.

 

JJPL News


Jul 07, 2014

Come See Our New Home – 2018 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd

On July 1, 2014, we moved to a new location that will also serve as a community meeting space for partners and clients and a walk-in resource center for youth and their families. “This is our open door to the community that we serve,” says LCCR Executive Director Josh Perry.  “JJPL has always been deeply…

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Sep 18, 2013

JJPL Welcomes Fall Interns

JJPL is excited to welcome four new interns to our team for the fall semester. They will be working on Schools First and Youth Organizing.   There are still internships available in other program areas. If you are interested, please email info@jjpl.org with a cover letter, which includes specific JJPL program(s) you’re interested in along…

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Jul 28, 2013

Save the Date for JJPL’s Gala: November 15, 2013

Join us November 15, 7-10pm at Eiffel Society to honor the 2013 Justice for Youth Award recipients.

Tickets and underwriting opportunities are now available. For more information, please contact Lelia Gowland: lgowland@jjpl.org or 504.522.5437.

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Jan 11, 2013

CIVIL RIGHTS LEADERS, EDUCATION AND LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICIALS VOICE CONCERN, URGE WHITE HOUSE NOT TO ADOPT ANY INITIATIVES PLACING MORE ARMED POLICE IN SCHOOLS

PRESS CALL ADVISORY  Contact: Jennifer Farmer, 202.728.9557 ext. 341, or jfarmer@advancementproject.org  Press Call Friday, January 11, 2013 at 11 am EST  Washington, DC – A coalition of civil rights organizations, law enforcement leaders and educators coordinated by Advancement Project are raising concerns about calls for more police in schools as the Vice President’s task force on gun…

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Jul 07, 2014

The Juvenile Justice Project of Louisiana and Louisiana Center for Children’s Rights are joining forces for Louisiana’s children.

Separately, LCCR and JJPL are statewide and national leaders in defending children in court and working for the transformation of the juvenile justice system. But by coming together, we can fight more effectively for our children. Starting July 8, 2014, we are one organization – the Louisiana Center for Children’s Rights. JJPL will be our…

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Jun 25, 2014

2-Year Anniversary of Miller v. Alabama

Today, on the 2-year anniversary of the US Supreme Court ruling in Miller v. Alabama, JJPL continues to advocate for meaningful implementation in Louisiana. Read this op-ed from the The Huffington Post to learn more about the status of reform and how far we have to go.

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May 21, 2014

Models of Success Series: New Orleans

Currently, our nation’s schools confront the challenges of educational equity relative to the disparate  impact of school discipline policies.  In January, the US Department of Education school discipline guidance package aimed at helping states, districts, and schools enhance school climate and improve school discipline practices in ways that are equitable and keep more students in…

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May 21, 2014

Models of Success: Logan Crowe & Andrew H. Wilson Charter School

Logan Crowe is the Principal at Andrew H.  Wilson Charter School in the Broadmoor neighorbood. This is his third year as Principal and he has spent over two decades as an educator.  After working at the Free School in New Orleans for 15 years, he worked at Alice Harte Elementary School and then he helped…

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