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This Black History Month, a Reminder: I Am Somebody!

As we welcome Black History Month 2022, I’m writing to share a reflection with our CFSY community on the Black experience in America, particularly as it relates to the work we do. The excessively punitive sentencing laws the CFSY aims to transform are a direct product of this country’s long history of entrenched institutional racism. […]

How You Can Help During the COVID-19 Crisis

How You Can Help During the COVID-19 Crisis Regardless of background, resources or personal identity, we are all living through a time of great uncertainty and anxiety. In some ways, this pandemic has been called an equalizer — a shared experience with a common goal to come out stronger and healthier than ever. And yet, […]

ICAN and Youth Justice Fund Self-Care Retreat

The ICAN and Youth Justice Fund Self-Care Convening brought more than a dozen members of the Incarcerated Children’s Advocacy Network (ICAN) together from August 8th-11th, 2019 at Camp Woodbury on Normal Lake in Dexter, Michigan. This opportunity would not have been possible without the partnership of the Youth Justice Fund who provided resources, contacts, and […]