DJJ Holds Family Day at Rockdale RYDC

June 21, 2018

Recently, DJJ hosted a Family Day at Rockdale Regional Youth Detention Center (RYDC). Youth, family members and staff members enjoyed a fun-filled day with games and activities, musical and dance performances and motivational speakers. The goal of Family Day was to increase parental engagement and allow youths and parents the opportunity to get to know agency leaders and staff.

Rescue 2 Restore: Pawsitive Works Canine Assisted Learning Muscogee YDC Graduation

June 13, 2018

The Muscogee Youth Development Campus (YDC) held a graduation ceremony on June 2nd for the youths who successfully completed Rescue 2 Restore’s (R2R) Pawsitive Works Animal Assisted Learning curriculum. The youths spent several weeks caring for and training two dogs sent by the Harris County Humane Society. To make the dogs more adoptable, the youths studied canine training techniques to teach the dogs basic commands, good behavior, and how to properly walk on a leash. The dogs have completed their training and are now at the Harris County Humane Society ready to be adopted into their forever homes.

District Three Holds Teen Job Fair

June 12, 2018

Recently, District Three held a teen job fair for community youth at the Switzer Branch Library in Marietta. Six Flags Over Georgia, Cobb County Parks and Recreation, Zaxby’s and WorkSource Georgia were among the employers who sent representatives. Twenty-four community youths attended the job fair. The youths were very engaged and excited to have the opportunity to meet employers in their community.