The following statement was read to those assembled when Cedrick Harris was honored.
Cedrick Harris has been employed by the
Strickland Youth Center since 2008. Mr. Harris has done an outstanding job in
his role as a Youth Service Officer I. He is very meticulous in his job
functions, always engaged in his work, and does n...
On February 19 the Homeboys Inc came to visit the residents at the Strickland Youth Center.
Agustin Lazama and Anthony Fikes joined John Eads as presenters for the Detention Assembly.
Agustin said that he had
been visiting at the Strickland Youth Center since 2007. That although he
was lost in poverty and an un...
Tuesday, March 26, 2013, the Mobile County Juvenile Court with the assistance
of the Mid Town Optimist Club acknowledged the hard work and dedication of Chris
Carroll and Brandon Shamburger with
monthly awards recognizing their outstanding service either to the court or to
It's not up to adults and police to do something about youth violence. Adult solutions won't work by themselves. Youth can - and should - do something. If you want to start seeing changes in your school or where you live, here are some things that you should do:
be aware there is a problem.
recognize that violence affects everyone - anyone can be a victim.
talk about violence with your friends and family - take a stand.
don' t react to violence with more violence.
get together - find ways to help stop violence in your school or where you live before it happens.
if there's a youth council, get involved - help promote positive alternatives to youth and gang violence where you live.
call or write your local media - let them know the positive alternatives to youth and gang violence where you live.
learn the truth about violence in your community - don't let rumors run your life.
remember that violent teens are a minority - don't let their actions speak for all youth.
The philosophy of the Strickland youth Center is that helping a troubled youth requires the active participation of the Childs entire family. Consistent with this philosophy, all treatment programs operated by the Center are designed to include the child’s family.
The total annual operating budget for the Strickland Youth Center is approximately 6.5 million dollars. It is funded by Mobile County, the City of Mobile, the Department of Youth Services and various grants the State of Alabama.
"We are fighting for
the hearts and souls
of our children.
It's a fight that only
can be won by
and fresh and
to building and
THE JUVENILE COURT OF MOBILE COUNTY IS COMMITTED TO PROVIDING JUSTICE, PROTECTION, AND INSPIRATION THROUGH GUIDANCE, ACCOUNTABILITY, EDUCATION, AND EFFECTIVE COMMUNITY PARTNERSHIPS THEREBY EMPOWERING OUR CHILDREN AND FAMILIES TO REALIZE THEIR FULLEST POTENTIAL.