Homies 4 Justice is a paid internship program of CURYJ that trains system impacted, Oakland youth and young adults, ages 14-20, to become community leaders and agents of change. Homies 4 Justice provides Job Training Community Organizing skills Culturally rooted education for the defense of our communities against system violence and injustice. For more Read more about Homies 4 Justice Seeks Interns![…]
For Immediate Release Contact: George Galvis, Executive Director Phone: (510) 842 9365 ext.700 firstname.lastname@example.org Website: http://www.curyj.org/ Communities United for Restorative Youth Justice (CURYJ) PRESS RELEASE Youth Organizers reclaim Cinco De Mayo during their week of #LoveRageResistance in Oakland Oakland, CA May 5, 2017– Youth activists of Communities United for Restorative Youth Justice (CURYJ) are inviting Read more about Youth Organizers reclaim Cinco De Mayo during their week of #LoveRageResistance in Oakland[…]
We stand in solidarity with communities and organizations calling for a general strike for International Workers Day. CURYJ believes Oakland should be a sanctuary city for all people who are vulnerable to criminalization, state violence and incarceration. We will shut down business as usual to join the strikers. We are not organizing but are participating and supporting Read more about CURYJ will Shut Down Business as Usual in Solidarity with International Workers Day![…]
CURYJ Presents the 4TH Annual Reclaiming Cinco de Mayo- “Healing Our Communities Through Love, Rage, & Resistance” In Partnership with: Urban Peace Movement & EastSide Arts Alliance In the face of a Trump administration, putting all of our communities under attack, increasing racial tensions and furthering the community divide — we Read more about Join us for the 4th Annual Reclaiming Cinco de Mayo[…]
Communities United for Restorative Youth Justice is calling all people in resistance, particularly those at the margins who are most vulnerable to be visible and active for a week of Love, Rage and Resistance. For questions please contact Mar Velez at email@example.com
Our New Health Impact Assessment Report “Juvenile InJustice: Charging Youth as Adults is Ineffective, Biased, and Harmful
Our newly released report is featured in the Juvenile Justice Information Exchange, an online journal on juvenile justice. The report examines why charging youth as adult leads to negative health impacts. Please contact Mar Velez if you would to receive a copy of the report firstname.lastname@example.org.
Join us in congratulating our youngest staff member, Daniel Mendoza, on receiving the Sargent Shriver Youth Warriors Against Poverty Leadership Award from the Marguerite Casey Foundation. He encourages all of us to never give up and find inspiration in everything we do. Please see the interview of Daniel discussing his work and why he continues to work Read more about CURYJ Staff Member Receives Sargent Shriver Youth Warriors Against Poverty Leadership Award[…]
Video created by Educate The Block Hood Report, a media justice component of CURYJ’s Homies 4 Justice leadership program. CURYJ sent a delegation to Standing Rock in October where staff members and young people prayerfully and peacefully joined the other Water Protectors to defend land, life, and water. As the repression intensified, we saw the parallels Read more about CURYJ Stands With Standing Rock[…]
Watch and share video of Executive Director, George Galvis talking about why Prop 57 is so important to Californians.
Our action to Ban the Box at the Port of Oakland last week was featured in the East Bay Express! We are demanding the end of discriminatory hiring practices so that formerly incarcerated people be treated fairly when seeking employment. Stand with us! Please read the full article and if you are interested in supporting Read more about Formerly incarcerated community members demand the Port of Oakland and Counterpoint Ban the Box[…]