thoughts & notes

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...

May 24, 2018

Attorney Sherri Jefferson speaks on behalf of a teen accused of intimidating a witness. Jefferson shares her client's views on WBS-TV 2 Atlanta and is interviewed live by Nicole Carr. Watch the full story. #RaisetheAgeGA

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...

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...

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...

May 20, 2016

#FemaleNOTFeemale, AAJJP and Attorney Sherri Jefferson Update

#FemaleNOTFeemale, AAJJP and Attorney Sherri Jefferson are proud to announce some proposed changes as an actual cause of our advocacy in Georgia on the issue of sex trafficking of juveniles.

In September, 2015...

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...

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