This blog contains news and information from the New York Juvenile Justice Corps, an AmeriCorps service program that seeks to prevent young people in New York City from becoming enmeshed in the criminal justice system.
Thursday, May 3, 2012
Corps Member Javan Howard recognized for his service to at-risk youth placed with OCFS
New York Juvenile Justice Corps member, Javan Howard is featured in the latest news publication of his alma mater, Dickinson College. Javan serves at a 24-hour, all-male juvenile facility with the New York State Office of Children and Family Services. In this capacity he creates and leads educational programming for the youth, finding new ways to teach core values such as democracy, identity, community-building and service-learning to the residents. Read more here
Congratulations Javan and thank you for your service to your community, AmeriCorps, and the youth at OCFS!
Javan and fellow Corps member Radel Clause volunteer for a recent "It's My Park Day" service project.