Veterans Social Readjustment Program

The BCSJI has partnered with the Military Racquetball Federation, a nonprofit 501c3 organization, the National Bar Association, and the National Medical Association to address the social readjustment needs of Wounded Warriors suffering from physical and mental challenges, who encounter the legal system and other challenges in an effort to ensure they meet their obligations to themselves, the court, and their community.

DMC Police Initiative Program

The goal of the Disproportionate Minority Contact with Police Initiative (DMC) is to eliminate the overrepresentation of youth of color in the juvenile justice system by advocating strategies for policy changes, education programs, funding and technical assistance at the local and state levels. Modeled after the Pennsylvania DMC and the U.S. Department of Juvenile Justice, the DMC is a training program for officers relating to youth development and culture.

My Brooklyn Program

My Brooklyn is a virtual learning academy that provides The Skin I’m In curriculum, which teaches self-esteem, awareness, empowerment and self-worth, in e-learning format. It may be implemented as a stand-alone project or integrated within existing programs targeting young girls. My Brooklyn is a model program that will help arm young girls with the character-building skills to achieve empowerment and overcome those challenges to their self-esteem. Every girl, like Brooklyn, should be provided the opportunities to reach her full potential.

Second Chances Jail Alternative Program

The goal of the Second Chances Jail Alternative Program is to provide judges an option to use as an alternative to jail at contempt hearings for non-custodial fathers who have fallen behind in their child support payments.

Community Trauma Response Program

The Community Trauma Response Program was created through a partnership with the National Medical Association (NMA), the largest and oldest national organization representing African American physicians and their patients in the United States. The NMA is the collective voice of African American physicians and the leading force for parity and justice in medicine and the elimination of disparities in health.