Ubuntu Village speaks out against legislation to further punish kids in the juvenile legal system.
In the lead-up to Hurricane Ida in 2021, New Orleans evacuated 36 children from the city’s juvenile jail to an adult prison – a move both dangerous and illegal. Read our open letter to city officials demanding a new evacuation plan to keep our kids safe.
Is your child involved in the juvenile court system? A new law has eliminated some of the costs you can be charged.
Ubuntu Village director Ernest Johnson says the city has done a disservice to civil rights leader Jerome “Big Duck” Smith, for whom the committee was named.
Read Ubuntu director Ernest Johnson’s op-ed in Nola.com about the need to focus on the root causes of crime.
More support for our grassroots organizing!
A huge win for #DebtFreeJustice in Louisiana!