The Civic Justice Corps is a voluntary program serving young people with recent involvement in the juvenile justice system. The eight-month program provides community service/service learning opportunities, education services, career development, job/job training placement and assistance with post-secondary enrollment.
Civic Justice Corps participants are youth ages 18 and over who have been involved in the juvenile justice system within twelve months prior to program enrollment. Involvement in the juvenile justice system includes:
The Young Adult Justice Scholars is a voluntary program offering education and career development services, including school placement and liaison services, pre-GED and GED instruction and testing, and assistance with preparing for and applying to college.
Young Adult Justice Scholars serves young adults between the ages of 16 and 24 that have been court-involved within a year prior to program enrollment. While young people meeting these criteria residing in any of New York City's five boroughs is eligible to enroll, the program specifically targets participants that reside in the following community districts (CDs): Brooklyn CDs 3, 4, 5, 8, 13, and 16; Manhattan CDs 9,10, and 11; Bronx CDs 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, and 9; and Queens CDs 1, 12, and 14.
The Queens Justice Corps is a voluntary program serving young people residing in southeast Queens with recent involvement in the justice system. The six-month program provides community service/service learning opportunities, education services, career development, employment-readiness/job placement services, and assistance with enrollment in postsecondary education.
Queens Justice Corps participants are young men and women ages 18-24 who reside in southeast Queens and have current or past involvement in the criminal justice system, including: