NCJFCJ in the State of New York
Work and Impact
Requests for technical assistance in 2022.
Trained judges, judicial officers, attorneys, and other juvenile and family court-related professionals working to protect New York’s children, families, and survivors in our communities in 2022.
Judicial and Associate Members in New York.
The NCJFCJ leads the Firearms Technical Assistance Project (FTAP) in Brooklyn. The FTAP works with a team of local stakeholders to promote the effective implementation of firearms restrictions in domestic violence cases at the federal, state, and local levels.
With funding from the Office for Victims of Crime, the NCJFCJ provides training and technical assistance to the Queens Community Justice Center to enhance juvenile and family court responses to human trafficking.
The Judicial Engagement Network (JEN) Fellowship Program allows judges to enhance their skills as judicial leaders within the court and in their communities around domestic and dating violence, sexual assault, and stalking issues. A judge from Buffalo, a Fellow in the second class, graduated from the JEN Fellowship Program.
The NCJFCJ is funded by the Office of Juvenile Justice Delinquency and Prevention (OJJDP) to provide targeted support to the Suffolk County Juvenile Drug Treatment Court Team, which is implementing the Juvenile Drug Treatment Court Guidelines and other key recommended practices.
With funding support from the NoVo Foundation, the NCJFCJ provides training and technical assistance to the New York City Family Court to identify and promote promising practices in juvenile and family courts to address child sex trafficking.
A New York judicial system professional participated in the Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA) and State and Tribal Collaboration webinar, which was designed to help courts understand the importance of ICWA, discuss the implications for courts working with the youngest children, and explore how courts can effectively collaborate with tribal partners.
Judicial system professionals from New York participated in Courts in the Era of #WeToo: How Judges and Court Managers Can Cooperate to Address Gender-Based Harassment and Abuse, a new training curriculum for courts on addressing workplace harassment. This new curriculum focuses on responding to harassment in the judicial environment while centering the safety, respect, and dignity of people who work in — or who are regularly engaged with — the court.
Judge Jane Pearl of New York City is an NCJFCJ Board Director and was a 2022 Days on the Hill Delegate for the NCJFCJ. Alicin Reidy Williamson, Chief Inclusion Officer at Endeavor in New York City, is on the Amicus Council of the NCJFCJ.