From the streets of inner city Jersey City, N.J., three teenage girls cross paths in a juvenile detention center. All victims of poverty, each girl has her own demons to face. Suzette Williams is a mother-to-be at 15 years old, without the support of the father. Oz is a hard-as-nails drug dealer who uses her tough exterior to mask her more gentle nature. Already a mother, Marisol Pagan struggles with drug addiction and maintaining custody of her child.