FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
October 1, 2010
The National Baptist Convention, USA, INC. Prison Ministry and Criminal Justice Commission (NBCPMCJC) will implement its PROJECT VILLAGE: Mentoring Children of Prisoners Program beginning October 1, 2010 through September 30, 2013 in the State of Louisiana. The Project is funded by a grant from the US Department of Health and Human Services-Administration of Families and Children-ACYF through the National Alliance of Faith and Justice (NAFJ) located in Washington, D.C....
The goal of Project Village is to bring 240 children, who have a parent in a State or Federal prison, during the three (3) year project period together with caring volunteer adult mentors to develop a trusting relationship (“developmental relationship”), and be change agents for children ages 6 to 18 (“prescriptive relationship”) to help them adjust from being separated from their parents, do well in school, and to prepare for the future...
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