Judge Joe Brown, the non-traditional presiding judge of the syndicated reality American courtroom TV show, Judge Joe Brown, has given a commitment to work with the Government of Jamaica in developing programmes to help re-socialise and motivate young people, especially young men.
Judge Joe Brown gave his commitment when he paid a courtesy call on Prime Minister Bruce Golding, at Jamaica House Thursday, November 27. The judge was in the island as guest speaker at the graduation ceremony of the Edna Manley College of the Visual and Performing Arts, held at the Courtleigh Auditorium on November 29. He was also a special guest at the Prime Minister’s Youth Awards for Excellence, on Sunday, November 30, at the Emancipation Park in Kingston.
Prime Minister Bruce Golding yesterday received a courtesy call at Jamaica House from Judge Joe Brown, the non-traditional presiding judge of the syndicated reality courtroom show Judge Joe Brown. Judge Joe Brown is in Jamaica as guest speaker at the graduation ceremony of the Edna Manley College of the Visual and Performing Arts on November 29 at the Courtleigh Auditorium. During their discussions the Judge gave a commitment to PM Golding to play his part in assisting Jamaica with programmes to motivate young men.
In their exchange of ideas, Judge Joe Brown spoke of his successful disruptive kids programmes through which the lives of many young men have been transformed. Prime Minister Golding also took the opportunity to outline a number of initiatives being undertaken by Government as part of its national transformation programme. These initiatives he said would focus on parenting, more emphasis on education, law enforcement and the co-ordination of the work of the various Government and non-government agencies which impact on the lives of people at the community level for greater effectiveness.
Also participating in the meeting were the Minister of Information Culture, Youth and Sports, Olivia ‘Babsy’ Grange, the Principal of the Edna Manley College, Mr. Burchell Duhaney and Mrs. Deborah Brown, wife of Judge Joe Brown.