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I Am Malik

This illustrated booklet follows the story of Malik and his family as they interact with the criminal justice system.


I Am Malik tells the story of what happens to a young boy named Malik after he becomes a witness to and victim of a criminal incident involving his neighbor.

To illustrate common occurrences in criminal cases in which a child is a victim or witness, the story follows Malik as he talks to a counselor at school, goes to court and meets with his advocate, meets the prosecutor working on the case, testifies in court, and builds a network of support to understand and process his experience.

Throughout the story, Malik also learns some strategies to help him cope with how he’s feeling.


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