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Building Communities, Changing Lives: NYC Justice Corps, Part Two



In the second episode of our two-part series about the NYC Justice Corps program, we’re bringing you an even closer look at the intricacies of the program’s community benefits project model. On June 28, 2017, the Prisoner Reentry Institute (PRI) released a report entitled Building Communities, Changing Lives: The NYC Justice Corps Community Benefit Projects as part of the Occasional Series on Research in Reentry. At the event, panelists, NYC Justice Corps alumni, and audience members discussed the transformative power of community benefits projects. This episode, the second in our series about NYC Justice Corps, feature the voices of the NYC Justice Corps alumni, community-based host sites, and community stakeholders who participated in the panel: Briana Montero, NYC Justice Corps alumni Cyrus Garrett, former Executive Director of the NYC Young Men’s Initiative Almond Santos, NYC Justice Corps alumni Colin Maloney, NYC Justice Corps alumni Pastor Marcia Usher Kerr Reverend Frank Morales Dianne Morales, Execut