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September 8, 2022

The 2022 Second Chance Award Experience, Oct 20th JOIN US!

Join Us In Honoring Jason Flom At Our Second Chance Experience on October 20th

August 18, 2022

The Second Annual Andy Awards – A Recap

On Friday, August 12th, Avenues for Justice (AFJ) celebrated its Second Annual Andy Awards, featuring multiple media projects created by twelve of our Participants during AFJ's 2022 Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP).

July 21, 2022

AFJ Continues STEM Education Partnership with Goldman Sachs

Three professionals from Goldman Sachs facilitated a workshop for our Participants highlighting the importance of STEM learning in their own careers. They shared traditional and non-traditional employment paths with lucrative possibilities with our Participants.

July 7, 2022

AFJ Launches Summer Youth Employment Program

This past Tuesday, July 5th, Avenues for Justice (AFJ) kicked off our 2022 Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP) hosted at our Lower East Side Community Center.

June 23, 2022

AFJ Celebrates Juneteenth with Charles Pan-Fried Chicken

Last Friday, AFJ celebrated Juneteenth at our Harlem Community Center, featuring Chef Quie with the dynamic Charles Pan-Fried Chicken team, along with our Participants and friends.

June 8, 2022

Avenues for Justice to Launch NYC Summer Youth Employment Program for Media Training

This summer, the City has once again selected AFJ to serve as an SYEP host site from July 5th through to August 11th. We are doubling our impact from 9 Participants to 19 Participants.

June 2, 2022

AFJ Launches New Citywide Hybrid Learning Platform

In 2021, thanks to a technology grant from the Hyde and Watson Foundation, we were able to upgrade both centers’ remote learning technology.

May 26, 2022

AFJ Street Naming Highlights

On May 21st, Avenue B and 6th Street was renamed Avenues for Justice Way

April 28, 2022

Our Roots as One of the First ATI Programs for Youth and Young Adults

Here’s how we became one of the first Alternative to Incarceration (ATI) programs for youth and young adults in the country:

April 14, 2022

AFJ’s Branch That Keeps Us Connected To Policy and Reform: Our Advisory Council

Meet the Co-Chair of AFJ’s Advisory Council, John Mosler

March 24, 2022

The Brand Ambassadors of Our Work: AFJ’s Board of Directors

AFJ board member, Rebecca Lewinson, champions AFJ’s participants through her platform at BlackRock Gives grant program. Social media asset prepared by BlackRock.

March 3, 2022

Today’s Newsletter is Co-written by AFJ Participants

Toddrick, who was incarcerated for 26 years, shared his personal story, answered questions and encouraged our Participants to make better decisions than he did at their age.

March 3, 2022

Thanks to State Assembly Member Harvey Epstein, AFJ Participants Suit Up!

Thanks to New York State Assembly Member (AM) Harvey Epstein’s District 74 Office, Men’s Wearhouse made a generous donation to AFJ of professional attire, including suits and outerwear, to distribute to our Participants and their families.

February 17, 2022

AFJ’s Legal Rights & Responsibilities Workshop

Learn about AFJ’s most popular workshop: Legal Rights & Responsibilities!

February 10, 2022

AFJ’s 2022 Digital Literacy Program

In celebrating Black History month, AFJ also celebrates the success of all of our Participants. When AFJ created our online and onsite HIRE UP workshops in 2020, the first class we implemented was Digital Literacy.

January 13, 2022

Meet AFJ Participant: Destiny

Meet one of AFJ’s star participants: Destiny

January 6, 2022

AFJ’s Diversion Participants

Avenues for Justice (AFJ) recently expanded its services to work with young people in New York City Law Department’s Family Court Division’s “Diversion” program.