Reentry

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Department of Justice Supports Brooklyn Anti-Violence Project

Department of Justice Supports Brooklyn Anti-Violence Project

The Brownsville Anti-Violence Project receives support from the U.S. Department of Justice's Bureau of Justice Assistance.

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Harry Belafonte Congratulates Harlem Reentry Court Graduates

The 10th graduation of the Harlem Reentry Court featured a special guest.

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From Confinement to Community: Easing the Tension for Incarcerated Youth

I am the judicial hearing officer for the Harlem Community Justice Center’s Juvenile Reentry Network. I see first hand the difficulties faced by young people returning from placement to their community. I also see the challenges faced by our juvenile justice system, which is struggling to do right by these kids and the communities they live in.

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Harlem Reentry Court – One Parolee’s Experience

Harlem Reentry Court – One Parolee’s Experience

A number of challenges exist for a parolee just leaving prison, and the newfound freedom of a parolee can be overwhelming. The Harlem Community Justice Center helps parolees make the transition from life in prison to responsible citizenship.

About a week before Debra left prison, she learned that she would be part of a new reentry program involving frequent court appearances and participation in a drug treatment program, among other activities. Debra had never heard of parole reentry before. “At first I was really mad,” she says. “I had never done parole in my life, but I knew you weren’t supposed to go to court or in front of a judge. I was really angry that I had to go every week.”

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