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Kate’s Club and DeKalb Juvenile Court partner to stop prison-to-grief pipeline

A local nonprofit that helps teens and their families navigate grief is partnering with the DeKalb County Juvenile Court in an effort to stop the prison-to-grief pipeline. On Tuesday’s edition of “Closer Look,” Lisa Aman, the executive director of Kate’s Club, said that grief is hard to understand: it’s invisible and you won’t know how a child is

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Citizen’s Panel Review: We are Recruiting!

DeKalb Juvenile Court is currently recruiting volunteers for our Citizen’s Panel Review Program. The Panel program is unique in that it uses local volunteers to form citizen panels that review cases of children in DeKalb County Family and Children Services care to ensure that children do not remain in foster care for long periods of

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