After this position, he went on to begin working for NYPIRG as a Campus Organizer and Project Coordinator, where he taught how to organize political grass roots campaigns. Bullock holds a BA in American Studies from the SUNY College at Old Westbury. She volunteers for several organizations that provide educational support to high school students.Maggie Cohen is a social worker with Brooklyn Justice Initiatives. in American Studies from Wesleyan University, and a MSW from Silberman School of Social Work at Hunter College. Colleen Conroy is a senior mental health social worker at Brooklyn Justice Initiatives. Conroy gathers referrals from the Department of Corrections and works with defense attorneys and prosecutors to help mentally ill, nonviolent offenders receive mental health treatment through the Brooklyn Court-based Intervention and Resource Team. Conroy graduated from the University of New Haven with a BS in criminal justice with concentrations in victim service administration and juvenile and family justice. Leidy Guilamo-Abreu is an intake specialist at Brooklyn Justice Initiatives.
The Safety and Justice Challenge is a partnership with the Center for Court Innovation and other agencies that supports local jurisdictions in their efforts to change the way they think about and use jail. Greene was a court attorney in New York State Supreme Court and a prosecutor with the Queens County District Attorney’s Office. Prior to joining BJI, Janine was a case manager at a work-release residential program working with formally incarcerated men to secure the services necessary for them to reintegrate into the community.
Tracey O’Connell is a social worker with the supervised release program at Brooklyn Justice Initiatives. Rivera is a social worker at Brooklyn Justice Initiatives.
In this role, she works with clients arrested on misdemeanor and non-violent felony charges who would otherwise be detained on low bail pre-trial. O’Connell counseled children and families at JCCA’s Child and Adolescent Guidance Center. In this role, she completes mental health assessments, develops individualized treatment plans, and carries a case load that consists of youths and adult nonviolent offenders with identified mental health concerns.
Ketty obtained her BA in counseling psychology with a concentration in documentary filmmaking from Sarah Lawrence College.
Amanda Levering oversees the supervised release program in Brooklyn Criminal Court.
Mindy Lupo is the clinical director at Brooklyn Justice Initiatives. In this role, she works with clients arrested on misdemeanor and non-violent felony charges who would otherwise be detained on low bail pre-trial. in law and justice from Rowan University in New Jersey. Monsalve oversees BJI’s day-to-day operations and staff. Monsalve worked at the Council of State Governments Justice Center's Reentry Program.