Youth Programs

NCS youth court


  • Brooklyn Young Adult Court

    The Brooklyn Young Adult Court seeks to provide meaningful alternatives to conventional prosecution for young people, ages 16 to 24, charged with misdemeanors.

  • Community Asset Mapping

    Asset mapping—a strength-based approach to community development—is a core feature of the Youth Justice Board curriculum, providing Youth Justice Board members with new tools to u

  • Harlem Justice Corps

    The Harlem Justice Corps is an intensive career and life development program for justice-involved young men and women.

  • Neighborhood Youth Justice Councils

    To promote youth voice and participation in neighborhood-based policymaking related to social and criminal justice, to encourage and support young people to become civic leaders, and to prepa

  • Police-Youth Dialogues

    The Center for Court Innovation uses police-youth dialogues as a means of building trust and understanding between young people and police officers in their communities.

  • Staten Island Justice Center

    The Staten Island Justice Center seeks to reduce crime and incarceration by providing court-involved participants with supportive services and engaging the community in prevention program

  • Youth Court

    Youth courts train teenagers to handle real-life cases involving their peers, offering a restorative response to misbehavior.

  • Youth Justice Board

    The Youth Justice Board is an after-school leadership development program that helps New York City teenagers study a public policy issue affecting young people.

Publications & Digital Media

See All Publications and Digital Media 


View Archive 

We work with reformers around the world.

Do you need help solving a problem, launching a new initiative or improving an old one?