thoughts & notes

Bert Reeves, State Representative of Georgia House Bill 994 Gang Bill African American Juvenile Justice Project

February 28, 2019

February 2019 was a busy month for Sherri Jefferson and the African American Juvenile Justice Project. The #FemaleNOTFeemale initiative has engaged in advocating for the enactment and passage of Georgia House Bill 281, which adds penalties for pimps and panderers of ch...

October 14, 2018

Fort Valley State University served as the host for a conference seeking to eliminate dating violence, sexual assault and sex trafficking. The Fort Valley Links, Incorporated presented the “Lipstick, Hugs and Kisses Conference” on Saturday, October 6, 2018.

January 19, 2018

January is “Human Trafficking Awareness Month,” a time for the United States government and private sectors to recognize the plight of trafficking-in-persons. Most people see the billboards, read the tweets and posts, but few have an opportunity to explore the meaning...

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...

August 29, 2016

On September 13, 2016 the #17Ps to Ending Juvenile Urban Sex Trafficking will be promoted by the African American Juvenile Justice Project, #FemaleNotFEEmale and Attorney Sherri Jefferson in collaboration with 27 Million Voices (Canada), Project No Rest of the Universi...

June 3, 2016

Hidden in Plain Sight: Victims of Urban Trafficking

What is Urban Trafficking aka Urban Sex Trafficking? The African American Juvenile Justice Project, #FemaleNOTFeemale and Attorney Sherri Jefferson defines “Urban Trafficking” in America as a concept of approaching the...

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...

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