Founded in 2012, Young New Yorkers’ restorative art diversion programs allow young people to exit the criminal legal system, have their cases dismissed and sealed, and avoid a life-long criminal record.
In addition, our graduate programs offer long-term opportunities for young people to transform the criminal justice system through advocacy forums, public art exhibitions, and other events. These events often take place in courtrooms where participants can engage criminal justice professionals and leaders and advocate for a more humane criminal legal system.
In ten years we have successfully diverted more than 1,400 young people away from jail and other sanctions. Today, we remain the only citywide provider of arts-based diversion.
Planned Parenthood delivers vital reproductive health care, sex education, and information
At Planned Parenthood our mission is to ensure all people have access to the care and resources they need to make informed decisions about their bodies, their lives, and their futures. Founded in 1916, Planned Parenthood is a trusted health care provider, educator, and passionate advocate here in the U.S. as well as a strong partner to health and rights organizations around the world. Each year, Planned Parenthood delivers vital sexual and reproductive health care, sex education, and information to millions of people.