Impact At-Risk Youth with Your Donation Today!

Impact At-Risk Youth with Your Donation Today!

In 2019 SOLC Transformation Fellowship set a goal to create more avenues to impact at-risk youth with a positive message. We have acknowledged that when a child receives assistance and mentorship from a caring adult it has a tremendous positive effect on them, and can...

Children Tried as Adults

90% of children tried as adults in Texas courts have had no prior commitments to Texas Youth Commission, completely bypassing the most serious option the juvenile system has to offer. And 44% have had either no prior involvement with the local juvenile justice system...

Bridges to Life

By: Brandon Brewer, Jermaine Hicks The Power Of RestitutionHow the Bridges to Life program has empowered Two Second Lookers There are currently 1700 offenders in Texas adult prisons who were convicted and incarcerated while under the age of 18, also known as Second...

Youthful Ignorance

James Aaron Dyson #815938 In the throes of rage, sorrow, and youthful ignorance, I took the law into my own hands; I shot a man after he was released on bail following his arrest for the murder of my childhood friend, Omar P. Alavarado, behind a dispute over the...

Resources

Second Chance Kids https://www.texascjc.org/second-look-book http://www.saobserver.com/single-post/2017/06/20/Second-Look...
Support Second Look Legislation (Two Reasons You Should!)

Support Second Look Legislation (Two Reasons You Should!)

Why should you support Second Look legislation to tackle the issue of youth punishment in the state of Texas? Here are two reasons: LONGSTANDING GOVERNING REGULATIONS As a nation, we view those under the age of eighteen to be youth. The U.S. Supreme Court and the...
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