We believe in giving back. We believe in helping others. We believe in being the difference that makes the difference in the world, this country, and in our communities.
We understand that sometimes without proper legal representation victims receive no respect or restitution within the justice system.
Advocates for Justice (AFJ) is one of the ways our firm gives back to the community.
AFJ motivates, inspires and empowers students to achieve academic excellence and make positive contributions at school, in their communities, and to our world.
AFJ continues to level the playing field for students throughout Northern California and the greater Bay Area. Advocating for fair, unbiased and equal treatment of all students in California regardless of race, religion or affluence.
AFJ has been recognized as one of the driving forces behind fair representation and treatment of minority students.
Modesto Bee News Report: Modesto Teen Helped By Community Mentors for African American Youth: Downey High freshman Jaimare Limbrick struggled in junior high until joining a group dedicated to helping African American youth succeed. Advocates for Justice helped him get on track, planning for a bright future.
Jacq and Jaque Wilson explain the story of Sabrina Hill's son and how they and AFJ helped them out through a abuse by a teacher.
“The same common denominator remains -- young black students, particularly males, continue to be disproportionately suspended,” Jacque Wilson said.
However, after being placed on a state watch list in 2010, district leaders said they have worked to change discipline policies. They've added programs focusing on positive behaviors, peace building and spent $1.3 million on counselors.