We serve over 400 youth per year
On average, 94% of our court-involved Participants are not reconvicted of a new crime within three years of enrollment in our program.
On average, AFJ spends $6,300 per person to keep our youth out of jail compared to the more than $500,000 the state/city will spend incarcerating that same individual.

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.


The 2023 Second Chance Experience

On October 26th we will celebrate Honoree Khaliah Ali and Second Chance Award Recipient Thomas at our Second Chance Gala at the Altman Building.

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See what people are saying

"[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

“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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Join our HIRE UP program

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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Read about our client and staff successes

November 16, 2023
Avenues for Justice’s Fall Internship Cohort Hits the Halfway Mark with 26 Participants!

o date, we have 26 Participants interning at diverse local businesses, the majority of which are BIPOC-owned, ranging from yoga studios to events and catering companies.

November 9, 2023
Avenues for Justice In The News: Participant Malik Rainey’s Story Featured in Youth Today

On October 26th, Youth Today, a national nonprofit independent news source about children and youth programs, featured AFJ Participant, Malik, along with his AFJ Court Advocate, Brian, in an article about the importance of providing alternatives to incarceration.

November 2, 2023
Avenues For Justice Celebrated Second Chances At Our Gala Last Week Raising Funds For Court Advocacy And Hire Up Services

Last Thursday evening, Avenues for Justice (AFJ), hosted our Second Chance Gala at the Altman Building. It was an evening of remembrance, celebration, and discussion.


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