Ronnie Green is running a summer camp in Florida, which is great for the community. Ronnie’s the pastor of the J.I.T.A. Outreach Center, which is also pretty cool of him. The Palm Beach County Division of Human Services gives out $1.2 million every summer to subsidize camp tuition for poor children. My heart is just full of happiness. Just to think, these children from disadvantaged families are able to have some fun and stay off the streets. This has got to be the best story EVER!
But wait: The Palm Beach Post is reporting that Ronnie Green was convicted in 1994 of repeatedly sexually abusing a 6 year old girl to the point of physical scarring. And Ronnie’s not the only one running a Florida summer camp that needs a serious background check. Says the Post, crack dealers and scam artists were also among the others trusted to give kids a safe place to play during the summer.
Or, in more simple terms, Florida is paying criminals like Ronnie Green to watch children.