thoughts & notes

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...

November 19, 2015

Attorney Sherri Jefferson appeared as a speaker for Operation Reform.  On November 18, 2015, Operation Reform and #Cut50 hosted a three-day event involving leading experts from across the country to discuss criminal justice reform and re-entry in America.

As seen in the...

October 15, 2015

Sherri Jefferson is proud to announce the creation of a JUST/DMST and CSE awareness ribbon. The African American Juvenile Justice Project (AAJJP) created the awareness ribbon for victims of juvenile urban sex trafficking, domestic minor sext trafficking and child sexua...

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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