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