Skip to main content

Posts

Showing posts from June, 2016
June Updates!

The month of June has been a pretty busy one for the Office of Youth and Community Programs at the Red Hook Community Justice Center. Last week the department held its Spring Recognition and Induction Ceremony. Members were highlighted for their work within the Red Hook Youth Court program, and our trainees were officially inducted after completing training.   
It was a fun and motivating event! Youth Court alumni Corvenia Collins came to address the members on her accomplishments through Youth Court and offered some words of advice to the upcoming members. Special guests also included Judge Calabrese, Council Member Carlos Menchaca and representatives from Congresswoman Nydia Velasquez and the Target Corporation.

The Target Corporation was honored with an Award for Community Partnership, in recognition of its support of youth courts and other community-based programs. Through this work, Target has sought to reduce crime and improve the experiences of young people.
As a f…