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Registration for the NYC ATI Training Institute – Now Open!

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Alternative to Incarceration Training Institute NYC December 11, 2017 – December 13,2017 // 9:00 am-5:00 pm The ATI Training Institute is a 3-day training designed to equip grassroots faith and neighborhood organizations with the tools to develop effective community-based alternatives to incarceration for youth. The training consists of 10 modules where participants learn the fundamental […]

CCFY Is Hiring!

CCFY is seeking a dynamic Development Associate to join our organization. The Development Associate will provide support for the CCFY’s development, fundraising, marketing and strategic communication.

Community Organizing Intern

Department: Training and Technical Assistance Location: San Diego, CA Background CCFY is currently supporting community-driven efforts in three cities (Chicago, IL, San Diego, CA, and Charleston, SC) through which collaborative teams led by grassroots faith and community leaders, working together with system stakeholders, are designing and developing initiatives to keep youth out of the juvenile […]

PRESS RELEASE: CELEBRATING WOMEN’S EMPOWERMENT FOR YOUNG WOMEN OF COLOR IN NYC

On Tuesday, August 4th, 2015 at 6:00pm – 9:00pm, Community Connections for Youth (CCFY), and New York City Department of Probation are sponsoring an event named, “Women’s Empowerment Career Building Night.” The event will connect over 100 young women from high-risk, high-crime neighborhoods to professional women who will share their stories and career pathways.

RFP Request Confirmation

  Thank you for expressing interest in CCFY’s evaluation of its Parent Support Program.  Shortly, we will send you supplemental information that will help you form your proposal. If you have any questions, reach out to our Development Director, Lydia Sierra, at lydia@cc-fy.org.

What is Community Capacity Building?

Community capacity building refers to efforts to strengthen the ability of local community organizations to support, serve and supervise young people with juvenile justice system involvement as a strategy for reducing reliance on youth incarceration.

Jurisdictions that engage in community capacity building build partnerships between system and community stakeholders to develop community-based alternatives to incarceration.