HELP US CHALLENGE – AND CHANGE – THE STATUS QUO
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It’s a jungle out there for kids with concerning behaviors. And it’s not a walk in the park for parents, educators, mental health professionals, staff in facilities, or law enforcement professionals either. We’re going to need your help to facilitate the changes in lenses, practices, structures, and systems that are needed to end the punitive, exclusionary practices that are often applied to these kids, practices that propel them down the very costly and unnecessary pipeline to prison. So if you want to get involved, become a change agent, and help Lives in the Balance change things for the better, sign up to become an Advocator and keep reading below.
“If compassion and mercy are not compatible with politics, then something is the matter with politics.”- U.S. President Gerald R. Ford