From Charity to Justice – Sister Janet Harris

Sister Janet Harris

Sister Janet Harris and L.A. Youth Gangs, Sisters of the Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary, 1980s

Sister Janet Harris has devoted her gifts to serving troubled young men caught in the gang culture of Los Angeles. She has worked particularly hard advocating the rights of incarcerated youth. She is among a group of advocates featured in the documentary, Mario’s Story, which tells the story of Mario Rocha who was sentenced to life in prison as a teenager on the basis of one eyewitness identification.


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