Murals: LOVE - Michael Owen: http://www.michaelowenart.com/ //
A video of DJC Founder & Executive Director outlining the scope of our work.
Happy New Year from Detroit Justice Center!
A profile of staff attorney—youth services, Erin Keith
We're excited to bring you an update about our new Community Legal Worker program, our bail fund, and upcoming events, and to let you know what we've been up to this month.
We’ve released a video of our Restorative Justice Youth Design Summit.
Detroit Justice Center Pilots Program to Fight Illegal Tax Foreclosures: Community Legal Workers Will Assist Low-Income Residents in Appealing Taxes
An Interview with Legal Director and Senior Staff Attorney, Desiree Ferguson
“What Can We Build Instead of Jails?” [Riverwise Magazine]
October’s Newsletter: Restorative Justice Summit, Bail Fund Highlights and more!
“How Detroit’s lone ‘bail disruptor’ is trying to reform criminal justice” [MetroTimes]
The Detroit Justice Center seeks passionate legal interns to join our team.
An interview with Staff Attorney Nicole Huddleston
“Calls intensify to eliminate bail in Wayne County and country” [Model D]
“Detroit teens reimagine criminal justice with alternative to new jail” [MetroTimes]
Restorative Justice Youth Design Summit
DJC’s First Newsletter!
Ramon has been jailed in Wayne County, despite having no conviction, for just over a week.
Today 1 in 4 women has a loved one in prison. Even though there are millions of women with loved ones behind bars, our personal and family experiences have never been gathered.
The Introduction to Movement Lawyering in Detroit and Beyond workshop will introduce students and attendees to the Movement Lawyering Framework, which centers community power building and seeks to democratize the law.