The story of how TV’s Judge Hatchett saved me from being condemned to the Foster Care to Prison pipeline.
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.
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
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.
Continuation of the discussion of sex trafficking in foster care. In this part i discuss what happens when fancy businessmen sell girls big dreams
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.
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.
I don’t know why, but for some reason I feel the need to quantify my postings of excerpts from Driftwood before I post any. The long and the short of it is that every now and then things pop up in society that are relevant to something either I or my friends experienced either inContinue reading “Driftwood Stories #Driftwood”