Andrew Glover Youth Program

Andrew Glover Youth Program
Andrew Glover Youth Program is listed in the Youth Organizations category in New York, New York. Displayed below is the only current social network for Andrew Glover Youth Program which at this time includes a Facebook page. The activity and popularity of Andrew Glover Youth Program on this social network gives it a ZapScore of 65.

Contact information for Andrew Glover Youth Program is:
2276 2nd Ave
New York, NY 10035
(212) 987-9486
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Less than 4% of former foster youth earn a college degree by age 24. They deserve better.
It’s almost impossible to earn a degree when we are forced out of the system at 18.

Why has the number of people jailed grown larger when crime has decreased? It's because judges have become less willing to release individuals on their own recognizance and are setting bail, often at amounts that people can't pay. We need to reform our bail system, but also when it comes to youth, to encourage judges to work with programs like AFJ. Many judges grant our participants discharges on the condition that they work with our program because they know that jail is not the solution but that we can be.
Why are jails clogged with so many people who have been charged but not tried?

A criminal defense attorney is married to a prosecutor, making for interesting dinner conversations. We need more conversations like these to take place. Read this opinion piece by a Bronx assistant district attorney about how his perspective on criminal justice is challenged by his partner: Then read this letter that one of our program participants wrote to a Manhattan assistant district attorney about a conversation they recently had:
A prosecutor on what his wife, a defense attorney, taught him about justice.

While the "raise the age" bill is the first step in the right direction, there are still more changes we need for justice for young people: The Good ✔️: - 17,000 young people accused of misdemeanors will be seen in Family Court - Anyone under the age of 18 will not be in county jails More to change: - 1,137 young people between the ages of 13 and 15 accused of certain felonies will still be tried as adults in Criminal Court h/t: Raise the Age NY
Thousands of juveniles could still head right to adult court.

The Junior Board is having it's spring event at The Black Lodge on May 11th! Come join the Junior Board and friends and supporters for this fun and exciting event and in turn support our important work this year. Visit our page for more information and to purchase your tickets today!
Join the Avenues for Justice's Junior Board for a night out on May 11, 2017 at The Black Lodge to celebrate one of the highest success rates in the U.S. of helping youthful offenders transform their lives. Where: The Black Lodge 20 Prince Street New York, NY 10012 When: May 11, 2017 8pm - 10pm Ticke...