Meet Community Navigators at Family Harvest Fest November 4

Posted on October 27, 2017

On Saturday, November 4, you are invited to come meet the East Harlem Community Navigators and join the Manhattan District Attorney's Office for a Family Harvest Fest! Featuring: Food from Sabor Borinqueno Restaurant Poetry by Rich Villar and Maribelle Vazquez A performance by Hip Hop Dance Theatre Face painting and balloon animals More details En Español

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Social Enterprises

Posted on October 23, 2017

Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance, Jr., has awarded $7.1 million to three social enterprises – run by Drive Change, Sweet Generation Bakery, and The HOPE Program – to create employment opportunities and career training for at-risk youth and formerly incarcerated New Yorkers. The Manhattan District Attorney’s Office is providing these grants through its Criminal Justice Investment Initiative (“CJII”), which District Attorney ...

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DA Vance Invests $7.1 Million in Social Enterprises to Employ At-Risk Youth and Formerly Incarcerated New Yorkers

Posted on October 23, 2017

Grants Mark First Social Enterprise Funding by a Law Enforcement Agency in the United States Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance, Jr., today announced the investment of $7.1 million in three social enterprises – run by Drive Change, Sweet Generation Bakery, and The HOPE Program – creating employment opportunities and career training for at-risk youth and formerly incarcerated New Yorkers. The Manhattan District Attorney’s Office is ...

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Request for Proposals to Evaluate Programs to Increase Access to Services for Survivors of Crime

Posted on October 11, 2017

  Summary The New York County District Attorney’s Office (DANY) is requesting proposals to evaluate five of the programs funded under the Increase Access to Services for Survivors of Crime initiative. These programs aim to increase access to services for survivors of crime, particularly those from underserved groups, which may in turn increase crime reporting. These programs are part of DANY’s broader investments in victims of ...

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Request for Proposals to Evaluate Family and Youth Development Programs

Posted on October 11, 2017

  Summary The New York County District Attorney’s Office (DANY) is requesting proposals to evaluate four of the programs funded under the Family and Youth Development (FYD) Programs initiative. These FYD programs aim to expand the capacity of and/or implement family and youth development programs for populations at elevated risk of poor life outcomes, including eventual involvement in the justice system. These programs are part ...

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Request for Proposals to Evaluate Youth Opportunity Hubs

Posted on October 11, 2017

  Summary The New York County District Attorney’s Office (DANY) is requesting proposals to evaluate the programs funded under the Youth Opportunity Hubs initiative. The five Youth Opportunity Hubs deliver holistic, wraparound supports and opportunities to young people, increase coordination among social service providers in the delivery of these supports and opportunities, build the capacity of local organizations to better address ...

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Programs for Foster Youth Transitioning to Adulthood

Posted on October 10, 2017

Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance, Jr., awarded $3,750,000 to enhance and expand innovative programs for youth who are transitioning out of the foster care system. Those who age out of foster care without a permanent family arrangement are at significantly elevated risk of criminal justice system involvement and other negative life outcomes. Recognizing that investments in remedial education and pathways to employment best equip this ...

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DA Vance Invests $3.75 Million to Support Youth Aging Out of Foster Care

Posted on October 5, 2017

Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance, Jr., today announced the investment of $3,750,000 to enhance and expand innovative programs for youth who are transitioning out of the foster care system. The three-year grants awarded to The Door and Graham Windham are expected to serve approximately 500 New Yorkers ages 16- to 24-years-old each year. The Manhattan District Attorney’s Office is providing these grants through its Criminal Justice ...

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Governor Cuomo and Manhattan District Attorney Vance Announce Award Recipients of $7.3 Million Investment in College-Level Education and Reentry Services for New York State Prisons

Posted on August 7, 2017

Investment will Create More than 2,500 Seats for College-in-Prison Reentry Program over Five Years at 17 New York State Correctional Facilities Seven New York State Colleges and Universities Win Competition Funded through Manhattan DA's Office Criminal Justice Investment Initiative Reducing Criminal Behavior through College-Level Educational Programs at Prisons is Part of Governor Cuomo’s Right Priorities Initiative Governor Andrew M. ...

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College-in-Prison Reentry Programs

Posted on August 7, 2017

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance, Jr. announced the award of $7.3 million to fund educational programming and reentry services at 17 New York State prisons over the next five years. It will create more than 2,500 seats for college-level education and training for incarcerated New Yorkers in 17 correctional facilities. This program will significantly increase the likelihood of successful reentry into the ...

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