Dignity in Schools Campaign National Week of Action on School Pushout

Solutions Not Suspensions! Parents! Students! Concerned Community Members! Join us for the debut screening of “What Will It Take to Stop the School to Prison Pipeline?” documentary. Hear parents, students, community members and stakeholders address the pushout crisis. Let’s ensure that our children are in school during school hours. Come and learn ways to get […]

Schott’s 2012 50 State Report on Public Education and Black Males

The Urgency of Now: The Schott 50 State Report on Public Education and Black Males, a new report from the Schott Foundation for Public Education finds that only 52 percent of Black male and 58 percent of Latino male ninth-graders graduate from high school four years later, while 78 percent of White, non-Latino male ninth-graders graduate […]

Gathering of Truths Event

Lake Charles Chapter of FFLIC hosted an event around parents with children in jail reaching out to other parents with children in jail. Watch Clip Here

JJPL and FFLIC Sue OJJ to Ensure the Protection of Youths’ Constitutional Rights

YOUTH NOT PROVIDED ACCESS TO COUNSEL JJPL and FFLIC Sue OJJ to Ensure the Protection of Youths’ Constitutional Rights  NEW ORLEANS – – The Juvenile Justice Project of Louisiana (JJPL) and Families and Friends of Louisiana’s Incarcerated Children (FFLIC) filed a lawsuit in United States District Court for the Eastern District Of Louisiana yesterday against […]

FFLIC and JJPL Set to Release Joint Report on OJJ

What’s Really Up Doc? Juvenile Justice Advocates Release a Report Outlining Problems within Office of Juvenile Justice  BATON ROUGE, LA — On Thursday, May 17th at 12 pm, Families and Friends of Louisiana’s Incarcerated Children (FFLIC) and Juvenile Justice Project of Louisiana (JJPL) will hold a press conference on the front steps of the Louisiana […]

FFLIC Partners with New Orleans Lemonade Day

FFLIC is a partner in the 2012 Lemonade Day for Greater New Orleans. Lemonade Day is a  program that teaches youth how to start, own, and operate their own business by managing a lemonade stand. Lemonade Day empowers youths to take ownership of their lives and become productive members of society. Each child that registers […]