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My Name is Venus Black

My Name is Venus Black by Heather Lloyd begins with a 14 year old girl arrested for shooting her stepfather. A straight A student, “normal kid,” we know the shooting was justified and that Venus is very angry with her mother Inez, but the exact details leading up to the shooting aren’t revealed until much later in the book. 124 more words

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INVESTIGATING DOZIER ~ Pt. 3: Hunting for Ledgers...

AS February 2018 rapidly approached, I spent most of my free time searching the online database of the Florida State Library Archives. This was a daunting & often frustrating task as I could never seem to find what I was looking for. 567 more words


Strong Girl in Juvenile Detention Center

I was able to stay a child advocate but only as a trainer for other advocates! Also, I have my first case for case management (social work)…. 345 more words

Child Advocacy

Book Review: Say You’ll Remember Me

Say You’ll Remember Me – Katie McGarry – Harlequin Teen Australia – Published 22 January 2018



When Drix was convicted of a crime–one he didn’t commit–he thought his life was over. 819 more words


The ‘heart-wrenching’ youth detention conditions in The Dalles

Disability Rights Oregon’s Sarah Radcliffe talks about her new report about juvenile incarceration at NORCOR

Kids disciplined for leaving an orange pip on the floor, falling asleep, using a tissue as a bookmark or “being needy.” 2,756 more words

Street Roots

Police: Juvenile Detention Officer Charged With Sexual Assault

HARTFORD, Conn. (CBS Connecticut) – An officer at the Juvenile Detention Center in Hartford is accused of having a sexual relationship with a detainee.

State police arrested Marquis Marquez, 40, of New Britain on Tuesday on a charge of second-degree sexual assault. 80 more words


Brothers' Cycle Of Incarceration, Addiction and Struggle: 'Vinny and David' by Isadora Kosofsky

This article was originally published as Vinny: David, Mon Frere, in French translation in Polka, Issue 39.

Vinny and David is a story about two brothers coming of age in New Mexico. 1,341 more words