POSTPONED: Making Juvenile Justice Local — National Trends and Implications for Neighborhood-Based Organizations

POSTPONED: Wednesday June 6, 2012 from 10:45 AM to 5:00 PM  South Bronx, New York City


10:45  Van Pick-Up in Manhattan (to travel to the South Bronx)

11:15-12:45     Making Juvenile Justice Local:  National Trends and Implications for Neighborhood-Based OrganizationsMott Haven Public Library, 140th and Alexander Ave.
Moderator:  Howard Knoll, Casey Family Programs; Ruben Austria, Executive Director of Community Connections for Youth; Nancy Jacobs, Executive Director Emeritus, Criminal Justice Research and Evaluation Center at John Jay College of Criminal Justice; and Clinton Lacey, Deputy Commissioner, NYC Department of Probation will discuss the national trend towards making juvenile justice local and Nancy’s new research on CCFY’s efforts to build capacity of NBOs to work with justice-involved youth — the challenges, the opportunities, and the surprises.

12:45-2:00   Networking Lunch at Pio Pio, 139th and Cypress Avenue, South Bronx

2:15- 4:30   Site Visits with NBO Directors and Justice-Involved Youth We will be led by youth and their mentors on a tour of three NBOs in the South Bronx, visiting a community garden, a youth-created photography exhibit, ending at the Betances Community Center, where youth will lead us through a curriculum they have developed to help peers avoid justice system involvement.

Please R.S.V.P. to Julie Peterson at