OJJ seeks to deny attorneys’ push for more access and information on youth conditions in Angola

The state is attempting to deny advocates from seeking information about the conditions and services being provided to the kids held in the Angola facility. This denial of access is a pattern of behavior from OJJ. Aaron Clark Rizzio, LCCR Co-Executive director states “All of our clients and their families understand the message that OJJ intends to send to them, and they feel it deeply. The children in there feel as if they’re being thrown away, being put in the worst place possible, and being given up on.”

Read the full article here

Posted by Tamika McDonaldon January 4, 2023and categorized as Client Story, Events, Featured, News, Reports, Uncategorized