Building Communities, Changing Lives: The NYC Justice Corps Community Benefit Projects

nyc prisoner reentry instituteThis report from the New York City Justice Corps, administered by John Jay College’s Prisoner Reentry Institute, details the work the Justice Corps is doing to change the dynamic between young adults involved in the justice system and the communities they live in. Through the Justice Corps, young adults  design and carry out community benefit projects. The report outlines how taking the lead in all aspects of creating and completing their service projects helps Corps members learn the hard and soft skills needed for successful reentry into education programs or the workforce.