The Harlem Community Justice Center, with the generous support of the J.C Flowers Foundation, participates in the Circles of Support Initiative, which brings together the faith community and formerly incarcerated leaders to support men and women returning home from prison. This video highlights a Circles of Support partnership between the Justice Center’s evidence-based Reentry Court and the Church of the Heavenly Rest. The program assists participants on parole who are seeking employment.
New York State Chief Administrative Judge Lawrence Marks responds to the question: How does the supervised release program at Brooklyn Justice Initiatives fit into the court system's bail reform efforts?
The Center for Court Innovation counts among its friends and partners many important voices of reform. This video offers a sample of what three of them--U.S. Senator Cory Booker, Manhattan D.A. Cyrus Vance Jr., and Journalist Errol Louis--are saying about the Center for Court Innovation.
Monitoring compliance with orders of protection in domestic violence cases is crucial. Circuit Court Judge Jerry Bowles of Louisville, K.Y., takes a hands-on approach to monitoring civil protection orders by conducting regular compliance review hearings. This video takes you into the courtroom to see how he holds respondents accountable while promoting the principles of procedural fairness.
The late Brooklyn District Attorney Ken Thompson discusses the importance of restoring public trust and confidence in the justice system in his remarks at the 15th anniversary celebration of the Red Hook Community Justice Center.
The Red Hook Community Justice Center has become an international model of justice reform by implementing innovative strategies that have reduced the use of jail, lowered recidivism and strengthened public confidence in justice.