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Keeping Kids Gang Free

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If you live in the city, keeping your child out of a gang isn’t going to be easy. Listed below are three ideas I’d like to suggest to help keep your child safe from gangs. Make Time to Talk and Listen. Make time for your child on a regular basis to just sit and talk. Don’t use this time to be harsh or judgmental. Go someplace comfortable to chat. Ensure your child that this is an open, honest conversation between you and him/her. Don’t make it seem like your child has to answer questions, or is being “interrogated” by you... full thread


Women in Corrections

Terry Campbell
I would like to recognize Dr. Mary Livers for over 30 years in correctional service. She has worked in three state systems and is currently the Deputy Secretary of the Office of Juvenile Justice, in Louisiana. She was appointed to this position in 2008 and recently reappointed in February 2016. Dr. Livers is a cabinet-level agency head reporting directly to the Governor. Dr. Livers is the “President of the American Correctional Association (ACA), has served as Treasurer, served a term on its Board of Governors and has been a member of numerous committees. She is a charter member of the Association of Women Executives in Corrections (AWEC)... full story

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  • April – Women in Corrections – Profiling successful women practitioners and focusing on issues they face editor@corrections.com]

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