Please join the Harlem Community Justice Center as we celebrate the graduates of Harlem Reentry. This graduation ceremony brings together friends, family members, and the community to celebrate this important milestone in the reentry journey for our graduates and their families. The ceremony will take place as follows:
Date: Thursday September 26, 2013
Time: 6 to 8 PM
Venue: Harlem Community Justice Center
170 East 121st Street (Between 3rd & Lexington Avenues)
The Harlem Justice Corps is looking for a few good men and women to join our 5th cohort that starts October 8th. Eligible participants are young men and women aged 18 to 24 years old who reside in East or Central Harlem (zip codes 10026, 10027, 10030, 10037, 10039, 10029, and 10035). Corps members must be: currently on probation or parole; or released from the City’s jail system or a NYS prison within a year of enrolling; or are currently or recently enrolled in an alternative-to-incarceration program; or are referred by a specialized court. The Corps provides paid job training, educational services, opportunities for civic engagement, and a chance to develop leadership skills.
The Recruitment Information Session provides an opportunity for potential applicants to learn about the Corps from staff and current or graduated members. Don't miss this opportunity!
Job and Resource Fair sponsored by State Senator Bill Perkins in partnership with Samaritan Village and Greenhope Services of Women, Inc. In addition to employers, there will be information available about career and educational services, resources for veterans and information for persons with criminal justice issues.
Date: Monday, July 22, 2013
Venue: Adam Clayton Powell State Office Building at 163 W. 125th Street, 8th Floor Conference Rooms
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