Jeannette & Ruben Featured by StoryCorps

Jeannette-Ruben StoryCorps Photo

Ruben Austria, CCFY’s Executive Director, talks with Jeannette Bocanegra, who became a Parent Organizer for CCFY after her youngest son entered the juvenile justice system when he was 14.



Produced and recorded by StoryCorps, a national nonprofit whose mission is to provide Americans of all backgrounds and beliefs with the opportunity to record, share, and preserve the stories of our lives. The interviews afford a raw encounter with the personal trials and triumphs of advocates, and an unmediated perspective on community-driven efforts in New York City.  See more at