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Justice Peers

A new workforce to reimagine the justice system, and refocus on rehabilitation and recovery.
This is the NYC Justice Peer Initiative.

We are:

  • Developing training standards and ultimately a certification for justice peers.
  • Establishing The NYC Justice Peer Center, a peer-run organization.
  • Creating professional networks and support groups for justice peers.
  • Urban Justice Center: “Legal services easily accessible to the people that need it most.” Learn More
  • Community Service Society – Next Door Project: Fixing and understanding errors on criminal records can help open doors to employment, housing, and stability. Learn More
  • Legal Action Center: Legal and policy strategies to fight discrimination, build health equity, and restore opportunity for people with criminal records, substance use disorders, and HIV or AIDS. Learn More
  • Credible Messenger Justice Center: “An innovative approach to restorative justice that relies on unique relationships… to modify individual behavior and strengthen disadvantaged communities.” Learn More
  • Jail to Jobs: “An organization that gives ex-offenders the tools they need to find employment.” Learn More
  • Clean Slate: Free or significantly discounted tattoo removal services to reformed ex-gang members and victims of human trafficking. Learn More

We are always building out this section. Keep checking back for more listings, and let us know any suggestions at info@peerwc.org

We are always building out this section. Keep checking back for more listings, and let us know any suggestions at info@peerwc.org

Jeanette Toledo, NYC Peer Workforce Coalition, jtoledopwc@gmail.com

  • Specialty is understanding the network and resources available to justice peer workers.

Curtis Dann-Messier, NYC Peer & CHW Workforce Consortium cdannmessier@health.nyc.gov

  • Specialty are questions and suggestions about the government’s approach to the Justice Peer Initiative.

We are always building out this section. Keep checking back for more listings, and let us know any suggestions at info@peerwc.org

We are always building out this section. Keep checking back for more listings, and let us know any suggestions at info@peerwc.org

We are always building out this section. Keep checking back for more listings, and let us know any suggestions at info@peerwc.org

We are always building out this section. Keep checking back for more listings, and let us know any suggestions at info@peerwc.org