Two youth facilities raise funds for remembrance of murder victims
from the article by Joe Orlando in Inside CDCR News:
Sept. 25 was a national day of remembrance of murder victims.
At the State Capitol, youth from the N.A. Chaderjian Youth Correctional Facility (NACYCF) and the O.H. Close Youth Correctional Facility (OHCYCF) donated their time and money to put on the event. The two youth correctional facilities raised more than $1,000.
Misty Foster, President of the Sacramento Chapter of Parents of Murdered Children, said the donated funds made the event possible.
Near the Capitol steps, they set up tables, chairs and over 100 victim posters to remember the victims. It’s a good chance for the offenders to remember those they've hurt along the way, and to give back to an event that is held throughout the United States on this day, according to officials.
Rehabilitation is vital for offenders of all ages, but critical for these young men who have a lifetime ahead of them to right their wrongs. This is the sixth year performing this restorative justice project....
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