BC: The Juvenile Justice Corps is a project of the Center for Court Innovation. The JJC creates opportunities for students to engage in meaningful service projects that have a visible impact in the community.
FC: AmeriCorps Community Service Representatives | The Office of Community Outreach & Service Learning
1: The Office of Community Outreach & Service Learning | Mission Statement: The Office of Community Outreach and Service-Learning promotes active citizenship through community outreach initiatives and affirms the importance of educational attainment through service-learning. The office reinforces academic learning by providing the college community with public service experiences that respond to pressing community needs.
2: Jonnelle Casey Class: Junior Major: Justice Studies Age: 20 | Krystlelynn Caraballo Class: Sophomore Major: Forensic Psychology Age: 20 | Domenick Brucculeri Class: Graduate Major: Public Administration Age: 23 | Joseph Callender Class: Junior Major: Deviant Behavior & Social Control Age: 20
3: Esmin Feratovio Class: Sophomore Major: Criminal Justice Age: 19 | Ashley Current Class: Graduate Major: Public Administration Age: 24 | Danielle Eisenman Class: Senior Major: Forensic Psychology Age 21 | Shavonne Hall Class: Sophomore Major: Criminal Justice Age: 22
4: Zavel Philip Class: Senior Major: Forensic Psychology Age: 23 | Abby Ronco Class: Senior Major: Criminal Justice Age: 23 | Brian Kudler Class: Junior Major: Deviant Behavior & Social Control Age: 39 | Danielle Reynolds Class: Graduate Major: Criminal Justice Age: 22
5: Mark Sabal Class: Sophomore Major: Government Age: 18 | Lauren VanWort Class: Graduate Major: Forensic Psychology Age: 21 | Stephanie Vigoya Class: Senior Major: Deviant Behavior & Social Control Age: 22 | Paul Sanchez Class: Junior Major: Criminal Justice Administration & Planning Age: 20
6: Fall Semester 2010 | Susan G. Koman Race for the Cure | John Jay students contributed their time to help raise money for breast health programs for underserved women. Komen Center NYC was able to raise $2.8 million with the support of the John Jay walkers in 2010.
7: East New York Farms | Fall Semester 2010 | John Jay volunteers assisted neighborhood farmers to plant fresh and affordable food. Serving over 14,000 community members in East New York, Brooklyn. Outreach to the community included educating local residents about food justice. John Jay volunteers made efforts to establish locations for residents to wine and dine, as well.
8: Fall Semester 2010 | Treats For Troops | Students at John Jay College worked diligently and persevered to collect donations such as canned goods, phone cards, and books making their presence known throughout campus. A partnership with the Office of Community Outreach and John Jay's Veteran's Club proved to be a success with an overwhelming amount of donations and packages for soldiers on behalf of the John Jay Community!
9: Fall Semester 2010 | NYC Community Cleanup | NYC Community Cleanup, a project of the Center for Court Innovation gave students the opportunity to administer a research study where community service was promoted as a viable sentence to incarceration. Interns were posted in New York City Criminal Court to interview people assigned to perform community service.
10: Fall Semester 2010 | Hunger,Homeless & Food Justice | Students examined what it means to suffer from food deprivation through the study of "food justice" and its causes in the worlds richest economy. Through engaging group discussions, workshops, and field trips held at the Hattie Carthan Community Garden, food justice organizers made efforts to address hunger, homelessness, and other community struggles through food justice and community self-reliance.
11: Fall Semester 2010 | Hunger Banquet | To create a memorable learning experience, a Hunger Banquet was held to raise awareness about how hunger issues can affect a community. The Banquet assisted in educating guests through a presentation and dinner on the impact of world hunger and homelessness, in addition to raising funds to support poverty-fighting work.
12: Fall Semester 2010 | Winter's Eve Lincoln Center | Representatives teamed up with Lincoln Center to donate their time and effort in order to assist with the coordination of festivities such as the Tree Lighting Ceremony and musical entertainment. Other activities included live entertainment, family fun and children's activities. Community Service representatives were on hand to help with the execution of events.
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14: Spring Semester 2011 | Valentine's Day Card Signing | John Jay students spread the love by signing uplifting and warm wishes for the elderly on Valentine's Day. Senior citizens received cards with personalized and hand-written messages from students whose mission it was to put smiles on the faces of the elderly.
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17: Spring Semester 2011 | Students demonstrated their commitment to public service through their participation in a week long celebration of national volunteer week. Through an array of activities students had the choice to participate in events such as a mini community service fair, St.Paul's Soup Kitchen, Blood Drive, NY Cares, and Surgi Dolls. | National Volunteer Week
18: Spring Semester 2011 | Just Add Water Campaign | The Just Add Water Campaign is an initiative symbolizing for food justice. In order to promote healthier eating habits throughout the community John Jay students were able to create window boxes from found lumber which contained organic soil to produce organic vegetables on campus.
19: Graduation Dinner | To honor students, their hard work, and dedication throughout the service year a dinner was held to commemorate the Representatives. Students discussed the impact of their commitment in the community in addition to discussing future endeavors. | Spring Semester 2011