Fund for the City of New York
Commission AmeriCorps State FY 2011
The New York Juvenile Justice Corps seeks to break the cycle of unmet educational needs and criminal justice involvement of New York City's youth. The Juvenile Justice Corps focuses on youth currently involved or at risk of becoming involved in the justice system due to factors like truancy, delinquent behavior, and detention and placement in juvenile justice facilities. Members provide services that promote educational support, community and family engagement, and career exploration.