Michael needed a superhero just like you. Nothing Michael* ever did seemed to be good enough for his father. His dad used to get angry…a lot. He yelled at Michael, threatened him, and made him feel worthless. Sadly, these were just “normal” parts of a typical day in...read more
Good news out of Raleigh for the youth of North Carolina! A final state budget rolled out by the General Assembly on Tuesday, June 20, included policy provision and funding for raising the age of juvenile court jurisdiction from 15 to 17. When the budget is adopted...read more
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