FFLIC’s 2nd Annual 5K Run/Walk for Juvenile Justice

Join FFLIC on Saturday, October 22, 2011 for its 2nd Annual 5K Run/Walk for Juvenile Justice! This event is in collaboration with the Campaign for Youth Justice’s national run/walk event. FFLIC hopes to bring attention to youth in the juvenile justice system and youth being transferred to the adult system. The event will take place […]

Dignity in Schools Campaign: National Week of Action on School Pushout

There is no better place for a student to be than in school during school hours.   Yet, in Louisiana, already higher-than average suspensions and expulsion rates have been on the rise over the past decade as state and local zero-tolerance policies have imposed harsh punishment for minor childhood and adolescent misbehavior. In Louisiana there are over 300,000 […]

Celebrate 10 Years of Making Family Voices, Equal Voices

Ten Years and Beyond: FFLIC Celebrates a Decade of Making Family Voices Equal Voices From the street level to the state level, from our meeting rooms to the state capitol, FFLIC has been working for ten years to shape a society based on the principals of racial justice, human rights, and full participation through the […]

NEW ORLEANS COMMUNITY ACTIVIST AWARDED NATIONAL FELLOWSHIP

Gina Womack, co-founder and executive director of Families and Friends of Louisiana’s Incarcerated Children (FFLIC), has been named a 2011 Alston Bannerman Fellow.   The Alston Bannerman Fellowship is a national award presented by the Center for Social Inclusion (CSI) that honors longtime community activists of color and gives them the opportunity to take sabbaticals.  Ms. […]

Report: A Failing System Reminiscent of Tallulah

On Monday, the Families and Friends of Louisiana’s Incarcerated Children or FFLIC, released a report to the Office of Juvenile Justice, the Juvenile Justice Implementation Commission, and Governor Bobby Jindal, providing details of family reports of failing juvenile reform. The report highlights OJJs failure to in implement the Juvenile Justice Reform Act of 2003 (ACT […]

FFLIC’s 3rd Annual Easter Basket Giveway

This past Easter, FFLIC gave away Easter baskets to kids across New Orleans. FFLIC received donations from members and friends in order to make baskets for the kids. FFLIC also went to Edgar P. Harney and gave away baskets to their elementary students. [fgallery id=1 w=450 h=385 t=0 title=”Easter Basket Giveaway”]