Yanique Anderson is a social worker with the supervised release program at Brooklyn Justice Initiatives. She works with clients arrested on misdemeanor and non-violent felony charges who would otherwise be detained on low bail pre-trial. Prior to joining Brooklyn Justice Initiatives, Ms. Anderson was part of a forensic social work team at the Legal Aid Society, where she worked to develop community-based treatment plans as an alternative-to-incarceration for clients who are accused of violating the conditions of their parole. She also provided re-entry support to persons who are recently released from jail/prison. Ms. Anderson holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Theater & Dance and Human Rights Studies from Trinity College and a Master of Science in Social Work degree from the Columbia University School of Social Work.