Queens Youth Justice Center

QYJC

Highlights

  • Youth Court

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

Lisa Tuntigian
The Queens Youth Justice Center provides critical services to our clients, offering them educational and emotional support in a safe space with an amazing staff.
Lisa E. Tuntigian Attorney

Photo Gallery

Councilman Rory Lancman visits  the Queens Youth Court
Councilman Visits

City Council Member Rory Lancman visits the Queens Youth Court.

Queens Neighborhood Justice Council members work together
Breaking the Ice

Queens Neighborhood Justice Council members participate in an icebreaker before each meeting. 

Youth Developer Wesley Thompson talks to elementary students
Restorative Justice in Schools

Youth Developer Wesley Thompson talks to elementary students at PS 122 about restorative justice.

Queens Neighborhood Justice Council  visits Senator Michael Gianari
Discussing School-to-Prison Pipeline

Members of the Queens Neighborhood Justice Council visit State Senator Michael Gianaris to discuss the "school-to-prison" pipeline.

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Partners

The project is funded by the New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services, the City of New York, the Butler Foundation and the New York Community Trust. The Vera Institute will be performing data collection and analysis for this project and other related projects around the city.

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