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Georgia Earning a Name for Juvenile Justice in a New Way

Newton County Juvenile Court

Newton County is one of four sites in the nation chosen by the Robert F. Kennedy Children’s Action Corps to serve as a demonstration project — to show how the juvenile justice court can work with DFCS, other children-serving agencies and the community to identify dual status youth and get them the help they need. Continue Reading →

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OP-ED: Humanizing Loved Ones Who Are Incarcerated

Liz Alexander-square

As children we often dreamed that we would become household names and be featured on television and in newspapers. And in 2009, my brother made his newspaper debut. His name would be listed in bold, mentioned several times in one setting and spoken by powerful people. It was: by the judge, the county prosecutor and the jurors. Continue Reading →

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