thoughts & notes

June 27, 2019

African American Juvenile Justice Project Sherri Jefferson On June 27, 2019, the African American Juvenile Justice Project (AAJJP) in collaboration with #FemaleNOTFeemale

September 16, 2017

Sherri Jefferson, the African American Juvenile Justice Project and the Father’s Rights Project proudly participated in the 2nd Annual Re Entering Citizens Job Fair for Former Offenders.  

The program was spearheaded and sponsored by the Henry County Georgia Alumna...

July 12, 2016

The African American Juvenile Justice Project and Attorney Sherri Jefferson salutes and congratulates NIA COLE on her successful participation in the Justice Robert Benham Law Camp sponsored by the Gate City Bar Association.  Justice Benham is the first African America...

June 3, 2016

The media says that Bridget Shiel was a "woman,"  but she was only a 19-year old teenager who had a promising future. 

She recently graduated from high school - the class of 2015 - but, was murdered in Atlanta - the sex trafficking capital of America.  According to...

March 30, 2016

We should strive daily toward accomplishing the dream of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and those who served the world before and since his death in their fight for equality. Few recall the true mission statement declared by Dr. King in his “I have a dream” speech. He cal...

February 11, 2016

On Thursday, February 11, 2016 Attorney Sherri Jefferson of the African American Juvenile Justice Project attended and participated in the Domestic Minor Sex Trafficking #DMSTLobbyDay2016 event at the Georgia State Capitol.

The purpose of the event is to join in unity w...

December 9, 2014

Attorney Sherri Jefferson was recently award the Fulton-DeKalb Hospital Authority (FDHA) Champions Chairman Award. 

The evening event was hosted by NBC WXIA 11 Alive News Anchor: Demarco Morgan. Chairman Thomas W. Dortch, Jr. presented Sherri Jefferson with her award fo...

November 27, 2014

Mercer University recognizes Attorney Sherri Jefferson in "The Mercerian" Fall 2014 edition.

Sherri Jefferson is recognized for being a recipient of the NBC WXIA 11Alive Community Service Award for founding the African American Juvenile Justice Project (AAJJP).

"I apprec...

April 27, 2014

On April 26, 2014, NBC Affiliate WXIA 11 Alive honored Attorney Sherri Jefferson as the founder of the African-American Juvenile Justice Project.  The televised program was hosted by Brenda Wood. 

Keith Whitney presented Sherri Jefferson with her award.

Keith Whitne...

May 1, 2013

African-American children face a duality of socialization in our society, which is also characterized by institutionalized and systemic racism and untenable obstacles.  However, African Americans cannot live in excuses, denial, and justification by failing to recognize...

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