Youth Services Insider
The Juvenile Segment of ProPublica’s “Walking While Black” Series
Youth Services Insider highly recommends “Walking While Black,” a ProPublica series published this month about the thousands of pedestrian violation tickets issued to people in Jacksonville, Fla., over the past five years.
Lawanda Ravoira, Advocate for Girls in the System, Going Local to Help Nationally
In 2008, Lawanda Ravoira left a Jacksonville, Fla.-based nonprofit for girls she helped build in order to lead the National Center for Girls and Young Women, a new organization with an eye on limiting the number of girls coming into the juvenile justice system and developing tailored programs for those girls who did enter.