Second Annual Back to School Block Party in Lake Charles Chapter

On Friday September 4th FFLIC held its’ second annual Back to School Block Party in Lake Charles.  About 230 community members and FFLIC members  were in attendance at the two day event. A  large delegation of the New Orleans chapter attended as well.  Participants took part in various community and skill building activities and workshops […]

FFLIC Members talk about strategies for dealing with harsh discipline measures with FFLIC youth

FFLIC’s rallies to stop the School To Prison Pipeline with ACT 136 and SCR 101

Over the past few years, FFLIC members and staff have been engaged in a cam-paign to end school push outs by dismantling the School to Prison Pipeline. Since the inception of our campaign, our journey has been filled with many victories. This year alone we have released a report in partnership with the National Economic […]

Dismantling the School to Prison Pipeline

Click here to view FFLIC & NESRI’s full report “Pushed Out: Harsh discipline in Louisiana Schools Denies the Right to Education” Over the past few years, FFLIC members and staff have been engaged in a campaign to end school push outs by dismantling the School to Prison Pipeline.  Since the inception of our campaign, our […]

School to Prison Pipeline DVD

Get your limited edition of Stopping the School to Prison Documentary, produced by Families and Friends of Louisiana’s Incarcerated Children and Directed by New Orleans own “Video Wayne.” Listen and learn the real deal of what’s happening in our schools – and what we are doing about it – straight from the students, parents, advocates, […]

How can FFLIC help me?

Grace Bauer, formerly of FFLIC talks about how we work the meet the needs of our parents and youth. [youtube 7rkMDitqkXY]

Zero Tolerance Policies at Work

[youtube lHwjoyuvODs] Damekia Morgan gives outrageous examples of zero tolerance policies in action and how they propagate the School to Prison Pipeline.