Several months ago I announced the launch of the “Community
Justice Program,” which is a partnership between my office and
The Community Justice Program will pair the college’s strong
academic programs in social work and related disciplines with my
office’s re-entry and diversion programs.
The program will include an array of initiatives, internships
and courses, creating opportunities for both students and the
Medgar Evers students will be afforded internship opportunities in
my office’s re-entry and diversion programs and the
The Community Justice Program joins ComAlert which helps formerly incarcerated persons make a successful transition from prison to home by providing drug and mental health treatment, counseling, GED training, transitional housing and employment. Additionally, GRASP, a collaborative program with the NYS Office of Children and Family Services and the Department of Corrections, offers a re-entry initiative for high-risk and court-involved girls who are transitioning from custodial placements and are provided with comprehensive services including mentoring.
If you would like to learn additional information about these programs please call my Neighborhood Office at (718) 250-2555, or a community specialist from my Community Relations Bureau at (718) 250-2805.