reentry Archives

  • The Crown Heights Community Mediation Center will be launching  JUSTICE COMMUNITY PLUS!   Do YOU want help planning for and getting employment? Justice Community Plus connects young adults with work-readiness opportunities. Justice Community Plus provides work placement, vocational training and soft skills development, and assistance with job searches and career planning.   ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS Ages […]

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  • Did you know there are specific resources for formerly incarcerated individuals? For information on jobs, legal support, housing, mental health and more, check out the Mediation Center’s “Reentry Resource Guide” as well as “A Guide for Formerly Incarcerated People in NYC” from the NYC Public Library. These offer great resources for people and families looking […]

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  • Recently the Upper Manhattan Reentry Task Force, based at Harlem Community Justice Center, and the Manhattan District Attorney’s Office released an updated reentry resource guide for reentrants and their families. Titled, “Coming Home,” the guide provides resources for people returning from prison in a number of different areas, including mental health, substance abuse, employment, education, […]

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  • This anti-gun violence documentary was created by Kymbali Craig, Bailey’s Cafe Youth and students from Paul Robeson High school with support from the Weed and Seed Coalition of the Crown Heights Community Mediation Center. The Mediation Center thrives on this type of convening work. Take a look and let us know what you think about […]

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  • The Mediation Center recently collaborated with the Langeloth Foundation and the Bellevue Re-entry Consortium to produce a directory of resources for formerly incarcerated people and their families. The directory is available in print at our office or online here: http://www.courtinnovation.org/reentry_directory.pdf

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  • “Committing a crime is what I did, not who I am.” –Mr. Campos “In order to come back to society, my thinking had to change. I had to let someone else take charge of me and steer me for awhile. When I did it myself, it only lead me back to the chains.” – Mr. […]

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