thoughts & notes

September 21, 2017

Every day in America women and children are sold for sex, labor, and participation in drug trafficking.  Recent legislation has created a new dialogue about the magnitude of trafficking of children online. Viewing sex trafficking of children through any lens will deman...

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...

August 31, 2017

Keeping Children in School and Out of Court

On August 30, 2017 representatives from the fields of justice, education, social services and politicians met at Clayton State University in Georgia to discuss the “School Justice Partnership.”  Honorable Judge Steve Teske of...

July 27, 2017

Children have legal rights, too!

Sherri Jefferson recently wrote an article for the Fayette News.

The article discusses the legal rights accorded to children under the Constitution. She hopes that educators, parents, school officials, law enforcement and court personnel...

July 26, 2017

Sherri Jefferson communicated to the Authors/Senators of Stop Enabling Sex Traffickers Act of 2017 to address her concerns about the abuses and lack of accountability of those who profit from the sale of victims of sex trafficking, especially in urban corridors. The co...

May 26, 2017

Attorney Sherri Jefferson - Post on May 26, 2017

The Power of the Ps: Keeping Our Children and Community Safe Resources Sheet

*This list is not inclusive of all the hotlines available and this information came from various sources online.

School Safety Hotline

1-877-SAY-ST...

May 24, 2017

On Wednesday, May 24th, 2017 at 6 pm Attorney Sherri Jefferson organized a teen and parent

forum, The Power of the Ps. Jefferson spoke about how to keep children and the community safe with the guidance and awareness of Parents, Principals, Pastors, Police and Prosecuto...

April 7, 2017

April 4th marked the 49th Anniversary of the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.  Dr. King and many others, both before and after him, have advocated for justice, fairness and equality under the law.  

 On April 4, 2017, Sherri Jefferson served as a guest...

February 28, 2017

Giving Back to the Community

Many Americans celebrate “Black History” month in February by reminiscing on the past accomplishments of fellow blacks/African-Americans.  This is one of the ways to celebrate and embrace the legacy and empowering history of black people in...

December 19, 2016

The unfortunate and untimely death of 50-year old Anthony Brooks outside a gas station in southwest Atlanta last month has prompted community leaders and police to engage in a call-to-action. Leaders are making recommendations to target alleged violent juvenile crime i...

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