The 2012-2013 John Jay Pinkerton Fellowship Initiative Host Organizations address a diverse range of youth justice issues. While each works with a unique population, all of our host organizations share a commitment to youth justice throughout the New York City area.
If you would like to learn more about one of our current host organizations, visit their website by clicking on the name of the organization.
Participating Organizations Include:
Abraham House, which provides a holistic, family-based program of services to offenders and their families, and other families who struggle to cope with poverty, violence, crime, and lack of essential services
Center for Court Innovations, which helps the justice system aid victims, reduce crime, strengthen neighborhoods, and improve public trust in justice.
Center for Alternative Sentencing and Employment Services (CASES), which aims to increase the understanding and use of community sanctions that are fair, affordable, and consistent with public safety.
Children’s Aid Society, which serves children, youth and their families. The Children’s Aid Society coordinates several programs geared towards adolescents’ emotional, educational and physical well-being.
The DOME Project, which assists young people who are economically, socially, and academically challenged to focus on their education as a means to success. The project helps young people to develop a healthy, positive sense of themselves as individuals who can thrive in society.
Exalt Youth, which partners with criminal justice constituents and schools to serve 165 NYC court-involved youth, ages 15-19, annually.
Good Shepherd Services, which serves over 20,000 program participants a year by giving vulnerable youth in New York City the opportunity to take ownership of their future, making a difference today and for the next generation.
Hour Children, which helps incarcerated and formerly incarcerated women and their children to successfully rejoin the community, avoid further justice involvement, reunify families, and build healthy, independent and secure lives.
The Osborne Association, which offers opportunities for individuals who have been in conflict with the law to transform their lives through innovative, effective, and replicable programs that serve the community by reducing crime and its human and economic costs.