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How These Judges Of Alpha Kappa Alpha And Delta Sigma Theta Are Using Their Platform And Resources To Fight The Prison Pipeline

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How These Judges Of Alpha Kappa Alpha And Delta Sigma Theta Are Using Their Platform And Resources To Fight The Prison Pipeline

Their new program is creating possibilities rather than pain.

Four Dallas judges have created a program called “Pipelines to Possibilities,” a program committed to educating youth on various aspects of the justice system and inspiring youth to become leaders in society. The program aims to teach students more about the issues of society and criminal justice system and how they can avoid becoming a statistic.

This great program’s four founding judges are also members of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc and Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.

The Honorable Amber Givens-Davis

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The Honorable Lisa Green

Photo: Pipeline to Possibilities

The Honorable Shequitta Kelly

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The Honorable Stephanie Mitchell

Photo: Pipeline to Possibilities

According to Watch The Yard, Pipeline to Possibilities consists of four sessions: Introduction to the Criminal Justice System, Presentation and Appearance, Changing Mindsets, and College Explosion & Bridging Law Enforcement and Neighborhoods In Dallas.

Throughout these classes, students are taught things like how to tie ties, apply makeup, and to present themselves respectably both in person and through their social media presence. They also learn more about the issues they will face and how to avoid them, as well as hearing from people who found themselves in the criminal justice system because of the decisions they made while they were young and help the participants understand how important it is to make good choices. Students get to learn about different careers and colleges. The college session, of course, kicks off with a black …

 

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