They're Amazing!


Watch our participants' journey in YNY's 8-Week Arts Diversion Program.

Check out one of the latest artworks by our participants in our DAT-Y one-day program. We are pleased to let you know that this 16-year-old successfully completed and had his case dismissed and sealed - no life long adult criminal record!. Here is showing his support again at our fundraising dinner.


Young New Yorkers, in partnership with The Kings County District Attorney, Brooklyn Defender Services, Criminal Court of the City of New York, and NYC Department of Probation, announces ceremony for graduates of the DAT-Y program. 


Program offers 16 and 17 year-olds charged with non-violent offenses the opportunity to take part in arts-based seminar to teach critical thinking...


Wednesday October 16, 2013

Allegra LaViola Gallery

179 East Broadway


We cannot wait to see you at our event! 


All proceeds from the auction go towards funding Young New Yorkers' restorative justice, arts program for 16-and 17-year-olds who have been arrested, prosecuted and sentenced as adults in NY. The criminal court gives eligible defendants the option to participate in Young New Yorkers rather than do jail time, community service and have a lifelong criminal re...

NY1 Journalist, Jeanine Ramirez, joined us at our program finale to celebrate the graduation of eight of our young participants. Ramirez interviewed the participants:


"It helped me to be more aware with my choices and to take more responsibility of the things I do in my life because it all affects my future," said program participant Carlos.


"They saw that we had something special about us, that w...

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