If you live in the Boston area, you should come see Gina Womack, Executive Director of Families and Friends of Louisiana's Incarcerated Children (FFLIC), speak tonight at Wheelock College about how to end the school-to-prison pipeline. FFLIC is a leading voice in the South for children, particularly those in or targeted by the juvenile justice system.
"Gina will discuss her grassroots work organizing and mobilizing parents, families,and community partners to advocate on behalf of incarcerated children in Louisiana. Hear of her organization's historic success in closing one of Louisiana's worst juvenile prisons. Louisiana incarcerates more people per capita than any other place in the United States. FFLIC's current advocacy agenda includes the dismantling of the school-to-prison pipeline."
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