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Community Listening Session

Emily P Robinson Community Center 3504 Jackson Street, Monroe, LA, United States

Governor John Bel Edwards and OJJ continue to tout a new $26 million facility to be built at Swanson. FFLIC believes those funds should be invested in frontend solutions, including opportunities for youth, education, living wages, and mental health supports that will result in better...

Stand in Love

This Valentine's Day, FFLIC is celebrating our sixth annual "Stand in Love" campaign to ask our supporters to create cards and video messages for incarcerated youth who are locked in prisons away from their families on this annual day of love. The past couple of years...

Vigil for Incarcerated Youth

Bridge City Center for Youth 3225 River Road, Bridge City, Louisiana

Following news of the Governor’s plan to move youth from Bridge City to Angola, Louisiana’s youth justice partners and families will hold a candlelight vigil tonight, Thursday, July 21, from 6:30 to 7:00 PM in front of Bridge City Center for Youth. Youth justice advocates...

Emergency Virtual Town Hall

FFLIC and youth justice partners, will host a virtual emergency town hall in response to the Governor’s plan to move youth to Angola. The town hall is in lieu of a Juvenile Justice Reform Act Implementation Commission(JJRAIC) meeting, which was canceled in response to suggestions...

No Kids In Angola Car Caravan and Press Conference

7919 Independence Blvd, Baton Rouge 7919 Independence Blvd, Baton Rouge, Louisiana

 On Tuesday, August 30th, Families and Friends of Louisiana's Incarcerated Children (FFLIC), along with youth justice allies, will host a press conference to demand Governor Edwards immediately abandon plans to move youth from Bridge City to Angola – one of the most horrific prisons in...

FFLIC Chapter Meetings

This November, parents, youth, and community members across the state will meet to create fellowship and strengthen leadership to support our youth and address the ongoing failures of our education and youth justice systems. As mothers and fathers, grandparents, siblings, cousins, aunts, uncles and allies,...

Rally to Demand the Immediate Release of Children from Angola

Governor's Mansion, 1001 Capitol Access Road Baton Rouge, LA 70802

Following news of the state’s granted appeal of a judge’s decision ordering the removal of children from Louisiana State Penitentiary, known as Angola, FFLIC will hold a protest Friday, September 15, 2023 at 11:00 a.m CDT., 2023 in front of the Governor’s Mansion. Youth justice advocates view the state’s appeal...

Shreveport Chapter Meeting

4727 Monkhouse Dr 4727 Monkhouse Dr, Shreveport

Shreveport chapter meetings are typically the second Saturday of the month, with some exceptions. For more info contact us at      

Educate, Liberate, Elevate: An Interactive Event to Address the School-to-Prison Pipeline

1824 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd New Orleans, Louisiana

EDUCATE! LIBERATE! ELEVATE! Join youth and families for an interactive event hosted by Families and Friends of Louisiana Incarcerated Children (FFLIC) regarding the school-to-prison pipeline system! FFLIC youth with Black Girls Rising and partner Black Man Rising are hosting and event on October 21, 2023,...

“Close Tallulah Now” Kickback Movie Night and Panel Discussion

5400 Douglas St New Orleans, LA 70117

FFLIC, along with youth counterparts Black Girls Rising and Black Man Rising will host a youth-centered movie night and panel discussion about "Close Tallulah Now," a documentary film that captured parents' fight to close one of the most notorious youth prisons in the nation two...

Youth Chapter Meeting – New Orleans

12000 Hayne Blvd New Orleans, LA 70128 12000 Hayne Blvd, New Orleans, LA, United States

Youth will learn leadership and advocacy skills with FFLIC, Black Man Rising, and Black Girls Rising. We are a peer-support group that is fighting against unfair discipline in schools and youth incarceration. For more info contact us at