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  • FY 2022: What Your Support Made Possible this Year

    It’s been another huge year for LCCR. We served more than 600 kids between New Orleans and East Baton Rouge, reigned in the state’s usage of solitary confinement against children, and exposed the state’s opening of a secret juvenile prison. Click here to read all about what your support helped us achieve in FY 2022.

  • Solitary Confinement and Children: How Reporting on One Louisiana Juvenile Prison Brought to Light this Harmful Practice and Led to a Push for Abolition

    In March, a horrifying article was published detailing the deplorable conditions of a secretly-operated juvenile prison in St. Martinville, where children were being kept in round-the-clock solitary. Join us on Monday, April 18 from 5:00-6:00pm CST for a Zoom panel discussion. We’ll explore the history and usage of solitary confinement in the United States, how it continues to harm children today, and what’s being done to abolish this practice. RSVP today!

  • Exceptional, But Not the Exception

    Chantell was celebrating her birthday when she received the only gift she really wanted: news that her husband, Terrance Simon, was finally coming home.