Newark Community Solutions Staff
Project Director, Newark Community Court
Jethro Antoine is currently the project director of Newark Community Solutions, the first community court in New Jersey. In this capacity, he is responsible for maintaining all aspects of the project, including programming, operations, development, and services. From 2007 to 2010, he was the project’s principle planner. Prior to that, Mr. Antoine was the deputy director of the Center’s technology team where he helped stakeholders and partner agencies integrate process improvements and new technologies into their organizations. Before he joined the Center, Mr. Antoine practiced law. He also served as a senior management consultant in the public and private sectors. He is a graduate of New York University, New York Law School, and Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs.
Court Operations Coordinator, Newark Community Court
Kelly Mulligan-Brown is the court operations coordinator at Newark Community Solutions. Ms. Mulligan-Brown oversees all court operations and leads the implementation of several program enhancements, including expanding candidate screening capacity and the incorporation of community service crew supervision into operations. Ms. Brown has been with Newark Community Solutions since its inception, serving as the project’s first resource coordinator. Before joining Newark Community Solutions, Ms. Brown worked for Psychiatric Emergency Screening Program at Bergen Regional Medical Center and for the Integrated Care Management Services unit of Care Plus NJ. In both positions, her duties included helping identify appropriate diagnoses, creating treatment plans, and making appropriate referrals to community-based service providers. Ms. Mulligan-Brown is graduated from Lafayette College and John Jay College of Criminal Justice with a Master’s degree in Forensic Psychology.