Two youths that have changed their lives are now the 2017 Youth Ambassadors for the Florida Department of Juvenile Justice (DJJ) . Jesus Mendoza committed a felony at the age of 15,but after completing the Empowered Youth program, he is now about to start college and has not re-offended. Alyssa Beck is a survivor of sex trafficking and now advocates on behalf of other survivors for two different organizations. Read more.
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