Watchdogs for Justice to host “Keeping Kids Out of Prison” seminar May 4

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Watchdogs for Justice Team will conduct a free seminar, “Keeping Kids Out of Prison,”  on May 4, 2 to 4 p.m., at the Wesley Chapel-William C. Brown Library, 2861 Wesley Chapel Road, Decatur.  The seminar will consist of interactive skits and a question-and-answer session involving the following topics:

  • What your constitutional rights are and how to safely exercise them
  • Four primary reasons youth end up in the system
  • What to do if stopped by the police
  • When to talk and when to keep silent
  • What “3 strikes and you are out” means

Watchdogs for Justice is a nonprofit whose mission is to decrease the number of young people entering the criminal justice system.  The group consists of criminal defense attorneys, a private investigator, and juvenile advocates advocating to stop the flow of young people into jails and prisons.

To register for the seminar, call the library at 404-286-6980 or online at dekalbcountylibrary/wesley

For more information, call 678-412-2299, email watchdogsforjusice@gmail.com  or visit www.watchdogsforjustice.org.

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