New Jersey Parents Caucus, Inc.
NJPC Youth Justice Initiative
Company: New Jersey Parents Caucus, Inc.
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Location: elizabeth, NJ, 07206, US
Project Details

Intern will support and develop NJPC's data analysis and evaluation through its data warehouses of Children with Mental Heath disabilities in NJ, as part of our professional parent advocacy training of over 20,000 parent training hours; and Youth waived to the adult prison system in NJ since 2007 (n=692) as part of our NJ Youth Justice Initiative which seeks to end the (1) practice of solitary confinement for juveniles in the adult prison system(2) practice of trying, sentencing and incarcerating youth, as young as 15, in the adult prison system in the state of New Jersey (3) Racial and ethnic disparities in the juvenile justice system. Volunteer would be responsible for speaking to parents of children currently incarcerated in the adult prison system to collect further data on their children's demographics, system involvement, education, etc; correspond with incarcerated youth; attend monthly task force meetings; coordinate and attend legislative meetings; review correspondence with children currently incarcerated; Work with local and national partners, As well as pro bono attorneys on juvenile justice issues; work with advisory committee to develop press releases, case studies and brochures

General requirements

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 25
  • Category
    Advocacy & Human Rights
    Justice & Legal
    Race & Ethnicity
    Skills Area
    Advocacy
    Youth Services
    Crisis Intervention