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Critical Resistance Chicago who are known for their "abolitionist" stance towards prison, have just announced their "No Child Left Behind Bars" campaign which will launch with a Public Forum on Saturday, March 31, 2007 From 2:00 to 5:00pm at The Jacob Carruthers Center for Inner City Studies (Northeastern University), 700 East Oakwood Blvd.

The meeting will have three primary goals: - to provide a space for youth and their families to share their experiences with the Cook County Juvenile Temporary Detention Center (JTDC) - to build membership in the No Child Left Behind Bars coalition - to build momentum for the coalition's next meeting, focusing on alternatives to the detention center. For more information get in touch with Yusufu L. Mosley, Project Coordinator Yusufu@criticalresistance.org, Office Phone: (312) 281-1463 or with the Cell: 1-773-443-4077

 
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