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Policy Corner: Amachi Expansion for Military and Civilian Families (AEMCF)

by W. Wilson Goode, Sr. In September 2011 Amachi was awarded a $3M three-year grant from the Office of Justice and Juvenile Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) to provide mentoring services to at-risk youth, including children from military families.  Military youth eligible to participate in the Amachi Expansion for Military and Civilian Families (AEMCF) are those between the […]

Policy Corner: How Amachi serves the needs of children of incarcerated parents

Policy Corner: How Amachi serves the needs of children of incarcerated parents by. W. Wilson Goode Sr. About 10.7 million U.S. children ages eighteen and under have at least one parent who is under some form of supervision by the criminal justice system.  More than 1.7 million of these children have a parent who is […]