The Impact of a Big Day of Serving
06 October 2014
A picture is worth a thousand words. That seems about right. It’s at least as many words that I’ve invested into a friendship with the Mayor’s Office of the City of Akron through The Big Day of Serving. I’ve shared in previous posts how amazing it’s been..
Restoring Criminal Youth
29 September 2014
Shame and stigma are difficult barriers for juvenile offenders to rise above after an arrest or in making the transition between incarceration and the community. Some of those barriers are juvenile peers that have pro-criminal attitudes and reinforce the criminal behavior/thinking as well as there..
Reintegrating Juvenile Offenders
17 September 2014
Youth incarcerated in juvenile detention centers are undergoing significant stress related to arrest, the uncertainties of their legal issues, and the potential loss of freedom, trust, respect of family and community, and future dreams. Effective ministry to these individuals should be based on the expected..