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Families and Friends of Louisiana's Incarcerated Children
Families and Friends of Louisiana's Incarcerated Children
FFLIC is speaking up for our youth! We've been hearing a lot of harmful narratives in the media so it's great to see Gina Bennett Womack explaining why alternatives to incarceration is the REAL solution and lifting up our partners such as Daughters Beyond Incarceration, Ubuntu Village NOLA, Black man rising, #RethinkNola, (and there wasn't enough time to list all of them!) #NoMorePrisons #letkidsbekids
Families and Friends of Louisiana's Incarcerated Children
Families and Friends of Louisiana's Incarcerated Children
Families and Friends of Louisiana's Incarcerated Children
Visitation in Secure Care Youth Facilities Is Suspended! If you or your incarcerated child are having problems gaining access to video visitation or other services, please contact FFLIC at gbwomack@fflic.org or (504) 708-8376. https://www.kalb.com/2021/07/29/louisiana-juvenile-justice-suspends-visitations/
Families and Friends of Louisiana's Incarcerated Children
Families and Friends of Louisiana's Incarcerated Children
A new report from the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities emphasized the need for states to stop placing youth in confinement and adopt antiracist policies that make strides toward more equitable outcomes. https://www.cbpp.org/research/state-budget-and-tax/state-juvenile-justice-reforms-can-boost-opportunity-particularly-for
Families and Friends of Louisiana's Incarcerated Children
Families and Friends of Louisiana's Incarcerated Children
A recent news article by the Illuminator featured information about FFLIC's vaccination campaign in youth facilities. Read it at: https://lailluminator.com/2021/07/30/low-vaccination-rates-among-incarcerated-youth-staff-at-juvenile-facilities-leads-to-concern/
Families and Friends of Louisiana's Incarcerated Children
Families and Friends of Louisiana's Incarcerated Children
There is just one week left for a chance to win a $50 prize! The deadline is this next Friday, August 6, 2021 for Louisiana youth ages 10-24 to submit art, performances, and writing that respond to the question: What is your vision of a world without youth prisons? Learn more at:https://www.fflic.org/callforsubmission
Families and Friends of Louisiana's Incarcerated Children
Families and Friends of Louisiana's Incarcerated Children
"We are frustrated with OJJ’s draconian insistence on caging our kids to solve the history of violence and abuse that generations of youth and staff have been forced to endure." Read FFLIC's blog in response to the plans of the OJJ to install a new fence as a way to address ongoing escapes at Swanson Center for Youth at Monroe. https://www.fflic.org/7497/

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FFLIC is speaking up on @WWLTV for our youth! We've been hearing a lot of harmful narratives in the media so it was great to see @ginabwomack explaining why alternatives to incarceration is the REAL solution. #NoMorePrisons #letkidsbekids
https://t.co/yyhKVbFRbG

Our partners @JusticesPromise and #DecarcerateLouisiana are asking DOJ to investigate the abuses of authority of the Baton Rouge PD. FFLIC has signed on. #Blackchildrenmatter
https://t.co/eCePN89wQD

Visitation in secure care youth facilities is suspended according to a news release by OJJ. If you or your incarcerated child are having problems gaining access to video visitation or other services, please contact us: gbwomack @fflic.org or (504) 708-8376.

A recent news article by @IlluminatorLA featured information about FFLIC's vaccination campaign in youth facilities. https://t.co/CSc4oWsTau

"We are frustrated with OJJ’s draconian insistence on caging our kids to solve the history of violence and abuse that generations of youth and staff have been forced to endure." Read FFLIC's blog in response to the plans of the OJJ to install a new fence. https://t.co/kfTf8Gyegs

New from @CenterOnBudget: States should stop placing youth in confinement & should adopt antiracist policies that make strides toward more equitable outcomes: https://t.co/Mi9vLDRTyo

WE ARE ASKING OUR SUPPORTERS TO INVEST IN FFLIC'S CONTINUED WORK TO:

Stop the school to prison pipeline to help children stay in school and reduce the possibility of incarceration, and provide training to parents and schools on positive behavioral intervention supports.

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