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The Center on Youth Registration Reform

Profiled in the NEW YORKER's March 14th issue. See what else the Center is up to.

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The Restorative Justice Project

Encouraging constructive responses to wrongdoing.

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Community Programs

Exploring community-based alternatives for youth and adults in the justice system.

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Impact Justice is an innovation and research center, tapping into bold, original ideas to reduce incarceration and shining a spotlight on existing efforts that need to be embraced. Impact Justice is committed to fostering a more humane, responsive, and restorative system of justice in our nation. Our bedrock belief is that to build a better justice system, we must first imagine a better system.

Stay up-to-date on the future of criminal justice reform, with leading-edge research on everything from restorative justice and community-alternatives to incarceration to the devastating consequences of youth sex-offense registration.


Just Beginnings Collaborative


Impact Justice’s sujatha baliga is forging a collaborative movement that brings together community leaders to design new approaches to ending child sexual abuse.

PREA Resource Center


The DOJ selected Impact Justice to manage the PREA Resource Center, established to reduce rape and sexual assault in prisons across America.

The Homecoming Project

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Impact Justice is linking the recently incarcerated to affordable housing opportunities through an innovative sharing economy model.

In the News

Cruel and Unusual: The Case Against Registering Kids as Sex Offenders

American Bar Association's Criminal Justice magazine's Summer 2017 edition features an article by CYRR Director and Impact Justice Vice President Nicole Pittman, as well as Juvenile Law Center's Senior Supervising Attorney, Riya Saha Shah, about the harm of placing youth on the sex offender registry and the efforts being made to reform these laws.

Finance Associate

Impact Justice seeks a grants focused Finance Associate who will be primarily responsible for ensuring the accurate processing of invoices, tracking of expenses and ensuring accurate coding. Additional duties include reconciliations, budget preparation assistance, and supplemental requests regarding proposals. Other duties as assigned.

Senior Program Associate

The Senior Program Associate (SPA) will work on a variety of projects in collaboration with the President and VP/Program Manager. The SPA will be tasked with playing a central role in bringing projects from inception to completion. Projects vary from innovative reentry housing and job training programs, to juvenile justice policy and technology-driven criminal justice issues. The SPA will report to the President and/or the VP/Program Manager.

Senior Program Associate

The Restorative Justice Project is seeking a Senior Program Associate to play a key role in supporting communities and jurisdictions across the state and nation pilot victim-oriented, community based restorative youth diversion programs. In addition, the Senior Program Associate will assist in managing projects, provide training facilitation and technical assistance, while working collaboratively on a team. A successful candidate will have a wealth of restorative justice experience and comfort with working closely with community based organizations, community members, and criminal legal systems partners to establish these programs. Significant travel is required.

Executive and Administrative Assistant

The Restorative Justice Project seeks a full-time team member to serve as both Executive Assistant (EA) to the RJ program director who is a Vice President of Impact Justice, and as the Administrative Assistant (AA) to the RJ Project team. The EA/AA will have the dual responsibilities of supporting the Director in the scheduling and planning of her calendar and tasks and of supporting the Restorative Justice Project general operations and administrative needs. In practice, this means the EA/AA is a multi-functional task doer and problem-solver, providing comprehensive support to the Director and the team.

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