NBA Pelicans’ CJ McCollum Learns About LCCR’s Holistic Approach To Youth Justice Advocacy & Visits The Juvenile Justice Intervention Center

October 19, 2023

You can’t have a positive outcome with all of the negatives around you. I think we have to figure out how to surround them [New Orleans’ youth] with more positives collectively, not just the kids that are here but kids that could potentially be here…” –CJ McCollum (New Orleans, LA – October 19, 2023) Yesterday, […]

State Rep. Duplessis Introduces Debt Free Justice Legislation for Louisiana’s Juveniles

April 16, 2021

State Representative Royce Duplessis was adamant on changing what he considered “bad policy” when he drafted HB 216, known in juvenile justice circles as the “Debt Free Justice” legislation. If passed, it would eliminate all administrative fees, costs and taxes levied on juvenile offenders statewide. The legislation does not do away with punitive fines or […]

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