400
We serve over 400 youth per year
94%
On average, 94% of our court-involved Participants are not reconvicted of a new crime within three years of enrollment in our program.
$5,500
On average, AFJ spends $5,750 per person to keep our youth out of jail compared to the more than $450,000 the state/city will spend incarcerating that same individual.
PROGRAM IMPACT

One of the most successful and cost-effective methods for crime prevention.

Avenues for Justice's (AFJ) services are comprehensive and our staff is on call 24/7. Read about our successful model.

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EVENTS

The 2022 Second Chance Experience

On October 20th we celebrated Honoree Jason Flom and Second Chance Award Recipient Anastacia at our Second Chance Experience at Phillips Auction House.

CHECK OUT PICTURES FROM THE EVENT HERE!
Testimonials

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"[Avenues for Justice] may be a model to follow. It fills many of the roles of an effective criminal justice system, including punishment, counseling, and rehabilitation.”

“No program I have ever worked with or heard about has  more credibility with attorneys or judges  than the [Avenues for Justice].”

Douglas Lyons
Attorney

“At a time when the incarceration rate in America is the highest of any nation in the world…AFJ has questioned the status quo to become one of our most successful and cost-effective crime prevention programs.”

Eric Holder, Jr.
82nd U.S. Attorney General

“Judges have come to rely upon Angel, his integrity and the [Avenues for Justice] as a truly meaningful and worthwhile alternative to incarceration.”

Hon. Leslie CrockerSnyder
Judge (Ret.)
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HIRE UP

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Avenues for Justice’s HIRE UP program relies on corporate partners to train and employ our Participants.  Let us know if your corporation and staff can help us online or onsite at our centers.

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Blog

Read about our client and staff successes

November 17, 2022
Friday Night Community Dinners are BACK!

Our community centers on the Lower East Side and in Harlem have fully reopened. We are delighted to announce that, as of this past October, our Friday evening dinners are back! 

November 10, 2022
AFJ Participants Earn 300 Digital Literacy Certifications!

To date, 85 AFJ Participants have enrolled in the rigorous Digital Literacy program that combines online self-paced study and online/onsite group instruction, covering over 70 different aptitude levels.

November 3, 2022
We’ve Surpassed Our Target Goal Of New Intakes!

By the end of last month, Avenues for Justice (AFJ) had welcomed 79 new court-involved Participants into our court advocacy program, exceeding our goal of 65 new intakes for the year. 

WHAT WE DO

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