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Women’s History Month Spotlight: Avenues for Justice Court Advocate Shantel Brooks
. As one of our newest team members, Shantel has focused on creating an employment pipeline for AFJ Participants as part of her unique approach to access and opportunity.
Avenues for Justice Provides A Path Forward Through Certifications
At the beginning of March, six AFJ Participants completed the OSHA Site Safety Education and Training at our Harlem Community Center.
Women’s History Month at Avenues for Justice
As we kickoff Women’s Herstory Month, we want to showcase the remarkable stories of perseverance and determination of two women from our AFJ community impacted by the NYC criminal justice system.
Black History Month at Avenues for Justice
Avenues for Justice (AFJ) held a second event for Black History Month at our Harlem community center on February 16th.
Avenues for Justice’s Volunteer Spotlight
We currently have 60 volunteers, all individuals with a genuine commitment to our program, and with the majority living in the communities we serve.
Avenues for Justice’s “Angel” Golf Classic
After a four-year hiatus, Avenues for Justice (AFJ) is pleased to announce that we will be hosting the AFJ “Angel” Golf Classic on June 14, 2023 at New York Country Club.
Black History Month Celebrations at Avenues for Justice
In celebration of Black History Month, Avenues for Justice (AFJ) will showcase the rich, creative expressions of a number of African American artists with our Participants.
Steps to Success Workshops
In congruence with our HIRE UP job readiness curriculum, which was developed in-house by our Director of Court Advocacy, we are excited to partner with the New York Junior League (NYJL) to offer Steps to Success!
Avenues for Justice’s Spring 2023 Programming Calendar with Fitness Classes, Teen Empowerment, and Cooking Nights
Our Participants deserve the most diverse and robust programming to center and ground themselves in their conversations around growth and wellness in the new year.
Meet One of AFJ’s At-Risk Participants: Sanaya
This week, we want to highlight a Participant in this category: Sanaya!
Where We Landed in 2022!
Here’s what your support in championing our Participants and Program made possible in 2022:
Making The Holidays Special For Our Participants
As the year winds down, Avenues for Justice (AFJ) is excited to bring back our holiday celebrations for our Participants; events which have been postponed since the onset of the pandemic.
A Letter from Our Board Chair
Thank You for Supporting Avenues for Justice This Year!
AFJ Court Advocate, Elsie Flores, Honored with Robin Hood Foundation’s 2022 Heroes Award
On December 7th, AFJ joined two other New York City nonprofit organizations to celebrate our heroes at the Robin Hood Heroes Breakfast.
A Letter From Angel Rodriguez, Executive Direct
Consider Supporting Avenues for Justice this Holiday Season!
Help Keep a Youth Out of Prison This #GivingTuesday
Here are some of the ways you can support the Power of Second Chances.
Avenues for Justice’s Season of Gratitude
AFJ's Holiday Dinner at our Harlem Community Center with Participants, Staff, Board Members & Volunteers
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!