The Other Wes Moore
One Name, Two Fates
Journal 3: Adversity
Define adversity. Facing adversity is not always about success. Sometimes failure is the adversity a person has to face. Discuss a time you have faced adversity. In what ways were you able to overcome the obstacle, or did you not succeed? What is/are the most important factor(s) in overcoming adversity? (i.e. individual determination, education, community or parental support, etc.). Why? What life lessons did you learn from facing such difficulty?
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Life Lessons About Accountability, Respect, R,esponsibility, and Empathy
Most judges don't form personal connections with the offenders who come before the court. Judge George Ashford is different.
Read the article Juvenile Justice Program Teaches Boys Life Lessons and Accountability. Choose your Lexile level and complete the activities that accompany the article.