AUGUSTA, Ga. (WJBF) — Community leaders in Augusta spent time working toward getting space for the juvenile court system in the area.
Right now, the system is working out of another building on three separate floors.
Saturday a number of pastors and others held the “Suffer the Little Children to Come and Train Up a Child” event.
Prayers and songs were on hand, as well, focused on preserving and rehabilitating 401 Walton Way for juvenile court, training, and meeting the challenges of children and families.
“We are here for our children,” Community Activist Pastor Angela Harden said. “The juvenile court system needs a home. 401 law enforcement center we are advocating and believing this is our home for the juvenile court system,” she added.
The event started at May Park Community Center and ended at the Old Richmond County Jail.
Another community prayer meeting will be held soon. We’ll let you know when we find out the date.