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Juvenile Drug Court Magna Carta
Whereas, we, the Juvenile Drug Court team, a group individuals working in the field of juvenile justice,
while serving and protecting the community, youth and families of Bernalillo County, Second Judicial District, State of New Mexico, hereby promise we will conduct ourselves in the following manner:
We will show compassion to our youth and their families and work hard to provide them with the help they need. We will be polite to our youth and their families and always treat them with kindness, respect and dignity. We will recognize that families are the most knowledgeable experts in their children’s lives and therefore a powerful force in their child’s success. We proudly pledge that each family’s values, culture, and beliefs will be incorporated into our delivery of services. We will take the time to listen to the youth and their families. We will ensure that families are involved in decision making processes. We pledge to hold youth accountable and promise our decisions will be fair and just. We will be honest and gladly explain our decisions with timely, accurate and complete information. We will make sure that youth and their families feel welcome and we will work hard to ensure the justice process is understandable .We will not be judgmental, berate, belittle or slander the youth or their families. We will not curse, swear or scream at youth or their families. We pledge to support families before and after challenges arise. We will promote prosperity and work hard to ensure that youth are prepared for a successful future.
John E. Brown Juvenile Justice Center
5100 Second St. NW
Albuquerque, NM 87107
Monday – Friday: 8 a.m.-5 p.m.