Saturday, January 26, 2013

Mothers Against Juvenile Injustice

Excerpt.....Please view/browse this important, supportive website.  "Children" deserve a "chance"

"M.A.J.I.C is dedicated to giving those mothers a home, a platform, a voice and to introduce them to ways in which they can contribute to the enactment of responsible Juvenile Justice reform. Throughout the course of history women have played vital roles in progressively reforming society, a lot of roles in which today can be embraced, effective and succesful  through a powerful form of M.A.J.I.C."

The Guilty Innocent by Shannon Adamcik

A child caught up in the "system"

Excerpt.......please read full article

"The Guilty Innocent is narrated by Shannon Adamcik, mother of Torey, one of the accused boys. It takes readers behind the scenes of a trial where prosecutors cared more about public opinion than truth, defense attorneys, who had never argued a murder case, were in over their heads, and a young boy's life hung in the balance."

My personal thanks and appreciation to Shannon Adamcik, for sharing.

Thursday, January 24, 2013

“Atypical” Antipsychotics Misused As “Chemical Restraints” For Youthful Offenders

Excerpt......please read full article, excellent resource information we ALL need to aware/alert
A MUST READ ABOUT ANTI-PSYCHOTIC DRUGS given to youthful offenders.

"In Texas, for example, “nearly 4,000 atypical prescriptions were written in 2008, for a total juvenile population in state facilities of between 1,600 and 1,900, with only 29 percent diagnosed with schizophrenia or bipolar disorder and no diagnosis listed for nearly 25 percent of the prescriptions,” according to the Youth Today findings."

Wednesday, January 23, 2013

Prescription for VIOLENCE.........URGENT~A MUST VIEW

I stronly urge all readers to please take the time to view this imperative informative video, and please share with everyone possible. YOU COULD HELP SAVE LIVES.

A father's pleas, for his son

Son committed suicide, March 27th, 2012, please read this support website, and share with others.

Advocates for Abandoned Adolescents

Supporting and campaigning for "justice" for children caught up in the "system".

Many children sentenced to prison, forgotten by officials, society and families, tried as adults, sentenced to long, harsh sentences. Many are innocent, in the wrong place, at the wrong time. Children are still in their growing years, very vulnerable.

Supreme Court ruling:

Tuesday, January 22, 2013

Initiative Seeks To Redirect Minor Juvenile Offenders [AUDIO]

Excerpt......please read full article

“LEAP” stands for the ‘Law Enforcement Adolescent Program.’
Its objective is to reduce the overall number of juveniles entering the court system by providing support and assistance for the kids and their families when they get into minor trouble early on.

Sunday, January 20, 2013

Documenting Kid's prison lives

Excerpt....Please read full article and share with others.

Thanks to the author Mr. Richard Ross for "caring and sharing" these important issues.

"Photographer Richard Ross can’t pin down the moment he found his calling.
It could have been on the concrete floor of the Harrison County Juvenile Detention Center in Biloxi, Miss., where he sat photographing a 12-year-old inmate in a yellow prison jumpsuit as he gazed at graffiti of spaceships and aliens scribbled on the wall of his tiny, decrepit cell........."

Born, not raised~voices from juvenile hall

A must view of far too many children caught up in the "system", from crib to cell............

My personal appreciation and thanks to the author of "Advocates for Abandoned Adolescents" for sharing these most 
important issues.

Thursday, January 17, 2013

Crisis in America

An astounding article of the shape of America, a must read, America is in a crisis.
Excerpt......Please read and share this article.....Citizens must wake up.

"We are facing a crisis in America. The crisis is largely hidden from view, but like a cancer, it threatens the very health of society. We have become a superpower of incarceration. Today we warehouse 2.2 million inmates according to the most recent U.S. Bureau of Justice Statistics report..........."

Wednesday, January 16, 2013

Protecting School Campuses and Unintended Consequences


A most interesting article, please share.

Parent/s/guardians must get involved/educated with these issues to help protect our nation's children.

Tuesday, January 15, 2013

Proclaim Justice~Jason Baldwin


A Conversation with a Former Ward of the CA DJJ…

Excerpt......please read full article, get educated and involved in juvenile justice issues, for the sake and protection of our nation's children.

Anthony takes a break from his construction job to talk to me. He is 25, white, with an anomalous background, a graduate of UC Berkeley and the California Department of Juvenile Justice (formerly the California Youth Authority system). From Berkeley he received a degree in Anthropology with a minor in global poverty alleviation. From the DJJ he accrued a set of distressing experiences and a first-person understanding of how California treats youthful offenders..........

Tuesday, January 8, 2013




A weath of excellent, supportive, informative information in reference to anti depressants, suicides, homocides, testaments of others, etc etc..........a must see and share.  Pages of this site is made in memory of this mother's daughter, whom she lost in suicide.

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