Michelle Alexander Endorses FFLIC Campaign to end Suspensions

Michelle Alexander, legal scholar and best-selling author of The New Jim Crow, endorses the campaign by Families and Friends of Louisiana’s Incarcerated Children (FFLIC) to end unnecessary suspensions. New Orleans Parent Group Takes Part in National Week of Action on School Push-out Calls for an End to Out-of-School Suspensions for Minor Offenses, and Launches the […]

National Week of Action Against School Pushouts

High Out-of-School Suspension Rates Lead New Orleans Parents and Community to Take Action New Orleans Parents and Advocates Take Part in National Week of Action on School Pushout and Call for an End to Out-of-School Suspensions for Minor Offenses On Saturday, September 28, 2013 members of Families and Friends of Louisiana’s Incarcerated Children (FFLIC) and […]

National Journal Opinion: Why the U.S. Must Dismantle the School-to-Prison Pipeline

The story of a quaint Mississippi town accused of systematically imprisoning students for minor offenses—such as wearing the wrong color socks—and punishing them without due process of law may sound like the plot of a cooked-up horror story, but in Meridian, Miss., it’s a sad and unthinkable reality. The Justice Department recently filed a lawsuit […]

CCHD PRAYER SUPPER

New Orleans, LA – Please join us for the Catholic Campaign for Human Development Prayer Supper. WHO: Catholic Campaign for Human Development, local clergy and funded organizations – Friends and Family of Incarcerated Children (FFLIC) and The Micah Project WHAT: Annual Prayer Supper WHEN: Thursday, November 8, 2012 6 pm – 8:30 pm WHERE: Cafe Hope […]

A Model Code on Education and Dignity

In 2011, the Dignity in Schools Campaign launched a community engagement process to gather input from 8 states around the country with FFLIC providing input for Louisiana. This Model Code articulates a vision for all stakeholders based on the best practices, research and experiences of students, parents and educators from around the country, and on a […]