I came across this article and wanted to share it with our readers. As the school year is coming to an end children are getting excited to have school free days and summer plans; but not all children look forward to that break.
A new article posted on The Pew Charitable Trusts website highlights seven states taking the lead in systemwide, multicomponent, juvenile justice reform as part of Pew’s Public Safety Performance Project.
The 24-hour news cycle has beset the consciousness of most Americans making us more callous by the day. A natural catastrophe on the eight o’clock news is followed by a major political blunder by noon and a callous terrorist attack by five. Who can keep up? Who can translate profound feelings of horror to sympathy every three hours - every day - every week - every month - all year?
A respected friend of ours wanted to share a story about a group of people from his hometown in Phoenix who are special people because they did something. They saw a need and gave in to the impulse to take action. They are the ones who make a difference. It's a great story and I wanted to share it with you today. I hope you enjoy it.
OJJDP has announced the following fiscal year 2017 funding opportunities:
- Juvenile Justice Systems Reform Promising Practices. Applications are due June 19, 2017.
Clara Ramirez, the first in her family to go to college, graduated from Texas Christian University and immediately decided to give back. She joined the College Advising Corps and became the college adviser at John Tyler High School in Tyler, Texas.
Volunteers serve as the lifeblood of an organization. When getting the most out of your resources, it is important to attend to the needs of your human component. Healthcare workers, social workers, and those in non-profit sectors need the assistance of volunteers to attend to all of the details that keeps an organization running smoothly.