Choices & Consequences - Automobile collisions are the
number one cause of death for young people between the ages of
sixteen and twenty-four. The District Attorney of Kings County,
Charles J. Hynes, has introduced the CHOICES & CONSEQUENCES
PROGRAM in response to the deadly problems of reckless and drunk
driving among teenagers.
People's Law School - The People's Law School is a public
information initiative established by District Attorney Charles
J. Hynes in 1991 to educate citizens about the District
Attorney's Office and the criminal justice system.
Young People's Laws School - The Young People's Law School
is an offshoot of the Legal Lives program and the People's Law
School. It consists of a series of workshops about the criminal
justice system. It is specifically for young people between the
ages of 13 and 18.
Back on Track - Back on Track targets young people, ages
seven to twenty-one, who reside in the
Brownsville community and are in danger
of becoming involved in the criminal justice system. Back on
Track provides services to both students and their parents,
including GED classes, parenting workshops, skills training,
mental health and substance abuse treatment. Restart, which is
an educational program of the Department of Education is offered
at the Back on Track location,
2318 Atlantic Avenue.
Legal Lives - Legal Lives brings the criminal justice system
to Brooklyn’s elementary school classrooms. District Attorney’s
staff, private attorneys, corporate volunteers, judges from
Supreme and Criminal Courts and teachers work together to teach
students about the law and its role in their lives.
YCP - Youth
and Congregations in Partnership (YCP) is a program established
in 1997 by District Attorney Charles J. Hynes. It is a
community-based intervention program promoting rehabilitation
and the reduction of recidivism among Brooklyn’s court involved
and at risk youth. This goal is accomplished through the
combination of intensive mentorship and comprehensive services.
G.R.A.S.P. - Girls Re-entry Assistance Support Project
(GRASP) is a Faith Based Re-entry Initiative for female youth
established by Charles J. Hynes, Kings County District Attorney
(KCDA) in partnership with the Office of Children and Family
Services (OCFS). The Program seeks to provide mentoring and
comprehensive services for high-risk and court-involved females
that are or were placed with OCFS and other placement or
Show - Please tune in and help my co-hosts make choices
about drugs, guns, graffiti, lying, stealing, hitting and
murder. we need your help. Without you kids this program would
not be possible.
Busters - Gang violence is intolerable in a civilized
society. If you join a gang to commit crimes, you will suffer
the consequences of prosecution to the full extent of the law.