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 […]

Holiday Dreams

Families and Friends of Louisiana’s Incarcerated Children wishes you and your family the best this holiday season. For many this is a time of joy and celebration, but for others it is not. We ask you to remember all of those who are unable to spend this holiday season with their loved ones. Hundreds of […]

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 […]

FFLIC’s 3rd Annual 5K Run/Walk for Juvenile Justice

Join FFLIC’s 3rd Annual 5K Run/Walk for Juvenile Justice FFLIC is hosting its 3rd Annual 5K Run/Walk for Juvenile Justice in order to bring awareness to juvenile justice and youth being transferred to the adult criminal system. Please come and support this worthy cause. We hope you participate. Donations are encouraged also. When: Sunday, October 7, […]

FFLIC and CFSC Partner with Justice for Families to Release Report: Families Unlocking Futures: Solutions to the Crisis in Juvenile Justice

Families and Friends of Louisiana Incarcerated Children (FFLIC) and Citizens for Second Chances (CFSC) partnered with Justice for Families to participate in the release of a comprehensive report, Families Unlocking Futures: Solutions to the Crisis in Juvenile Justice, about how placing youth into the justice system affects families. Families Unlocking Futures: Solutions to the Crisis […]