New Orleans, Louisiana - - The Law Offices of John S. Williams is sponsoring an Essay and Arts Contest for the students of St. Peter Claver Catholic School in honor of Black History Month. The topic for the contest is “Why do you think its important to celebrate Black History month every year?”
New Orleans, Louisiana - - The Board of Directors for the National Juvenile Justice Network unanimously voted to select John S. Williams the president of the board. The National Juvenile Justice Network (NJJN) leads a movement of state based juvenile justice reform organizations and alumni of its Youth Justice Leadership Institute to fight for a fairer more just juvenile justice system that is appropriate for youth and their families.
I was speaking with my dear friend and classmate from Xavier University of Louisiana recently, and I was disturbed by some of the things she was enduring. Tara is a resident of St. Louis, Missouri and like many others in our country, she has become fed up with perceived and actual police abuses in our communities.