A Tale of Two Judges (Part 2)

The story of how TV’s Judge Hatchett saved me from being condemned to the Foster Care to Prison pipeline.

A Tale of Two Judges (Part 1)

While in foster care, I went to jail a little under a handful of times. This is the story of the one time I deserved it.

Runaway Train (Part 3)

Having had my fill of the streets, I come up with the dumbest idea in the history of dumb ideas to eventually get stable… a grown up boyfriend

Sex Trafficking In Foster Care (Part 3)

Final entry for this series. I discuss one of the many issues of building children’s shelters in high crime areas and the story of a member of often ignored victims of sex trafficking…boys.

Sex Trafficking In Foster Care (Part 2)

Continuation of the discussion of sex trafficking in foster care. In this part i discuss what happens when fancy businessmen sell girls big dreams

Sex Trafficking In Foster Care (Part 1)

In this part I talk about recruiting girls through the juvenile justice system and what happens when children of immigrants are separated from their parents.

The Facilities: Jail

Excerpt from Driftwood Chapter 7
I was told that the only way I would be leaving is jail, a mental Hospital, or a group home if I was lucky. My first stop was Jail.