Second Chances
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by Every Youth Every Facility
2w ago
What do second chances provide young people in our juvenile justice system?  During Second Chance Month, Administrator Liz Ryan of the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, U.S. Department of Justice, sat down with host Scott Larson, and guests Tristan, Nate and Kyle, to focus on their lived experience in the juvenile justice system, their vision for ever-better services and support, and the reality that many children at risk need first chances to help them stay out of the system altogether.   This document was prepared under Cooperative Agreement Number 1 ..read more
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Yvan: Full Participation
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by Every Youth Every Facility
4M ago
So many times, young people in the juvenile justice system begin living their labels. Labels like "born for trouble, slow learner, just like your father..." These labels have huge impact. In Ready4Life, Yvan discovered that the key to changing his situation was changing his mindset. BONUS: Hear one of Yvan's music tracks in the outro of this episode ..read more
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Christian: Thinking About My Thinking
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by Every Youth Every Facility
7M ago
Growing up, Christian didn't have many role models. He learned what he could from the streets he grew up on. When he participated in Ready4Life, he discovered that unresolved issues become repeat thought patterns. Today he's sharing what it means to make peace, let go, and forgive. Including a life-changing conversation with his mother ..read more
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Alex: Strongholds
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by Every Youth Every Facility
7M ago
Traumatic events in childhood left Alex wondering who he could trust. He started pushing people away to protect himself. It was a survival strategy that became a stronghold. Today he's challenging this stronghold and discovering new ways to navigate relationships ..read more
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Kyle: Honesty & Trust
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by Every Youth Every Facility
7M ago
Growing up, Kyle says he always had a goal in life, but never had a reason to follow it. Today he shares how Ready4Life helped him define his vision and discover the power of trust ..read more
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Alex: Uncovering Strongholds
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by Every Youth Every Facility
8M ago
Traumatic events in childhood left Alex wondering who he could trust. He started pushing people away to protect himself. It was a survival strategy that became a stronghold. Today he's challenging this stronghold and discovering new ways to navigate relationships ..read more
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Kyle: Trust, the Foundation for an Empire.
We're Still Standing
by Every Youth Every Facility
8M ago
Growing up, Kyle says he always had a goal in life, but never had a reason to follow it. Today he shares how Ready4Life helped him define his vision and discover the power of trust ..read more
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"Trust is the Foundation for Building an Empire"
We're Still Standing
by Every Youth Every Facility
10M ago
Growing up, Kyle says he always had a goal in life, but never had a reason to follow it. Today he shares how Ready4Life helped him define his vision and discover the power of trust ..read more
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Joey: "Good Luck with That Kid!"
We're Still Standing
by Every Youth Every Facility
10M ago
Joey was locked up at age 15, and remembers people saying things like "Joey Berry?!  Good luck with that kid!"  Not many people had faith in Joey at that time in his life -- but he'll never forget the few that did.   ..read more
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Nickolas, Part 2: Finish Strong
We're Still Standing
by Every Youth Every Facility
1y ago
"Even if you start wrong, you can finish strong.  When you look at my story, there’s really no ingredients for success. That’s what I want to let the world know, it doesn’t matter…there is redemption.”  Part 2 of an incredible conversation with Nickolas DeJarnette, successful businessman, job creator, speaker, husband, father…and an inspiration to anyone who hears his story. If you haven’t listened to part 1 of Episode 5, you may want to go back and start at the beginning ..read more
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