Funding Grassroots Organizations to End Mass Criminalization, Incarceration and State Violence.

In these perilous times, we come together to celebrate 16 years of community love and resistance, as we continue to grow the movement to end mass criminalization, incarceration, and state violence. Gather with us on Friday, March 10th at 7:30pm at Industrious Brooklyn. The evening will feature readings by CJI Circle Members Phillip Sample and Dinni Gordon, music and a light dinner and drinks will be served. RSVP today!

Grow the Resistance with CJI Celebration and Fundraiser


Industrious Brooklyn

594 Dean Street

Brooklyn, NY 11238

Donor & Activist Collaboration

CJI Members at a Grantmaking Meeting

Communities United for Restorative Youth Justice

Grantee News and Highlights

Justice Committee

CJI grantee, Justice Committee,  released this new video as part of their campaign for justice for Ramarley Graham, who was only 18 years old when NYPD officers unlawfully busted into his home and killed him.

Black Alliance for Just Immigration (BAJI)

Watch "THE REAL CRIME: MASS CRIMINALIZATION OF OUR COMMUNITIES" a video created by CJI grantee BAJI ( Black Alliance for Just Immigration), to learn more about how criminalization is impacting Black and Immigrant communities and what we can do to stop it. BAJI ( Black Alliance for Just Immigration) educates and engages African American and black immigrant communities to organize and advocate for racial, social and economic justice. 

 Women On the Rise Telling HerStory (WORTH)           

WORTH is an association of currently and formerly incarcerated women who have been empowered by our own experiences through leadership development, organizing, mentoring, mutual support and telling our stories. WORTH transforms the lives of women affected by incarceration and changes public perception and policy. Watch this video to hear the women of WORTH speak about what they do and why.

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