Our Community Ambassador program empowers young people to reshape the systems that are failing them and their communities.

Who are they?

 Ages 16-25. Previously or currently involved with the criminal justice system. Living, working, playing, or learning in Oregon, Chicago, or Philadelphia.

 
What can they do?
  • Engage in policy advocacy

  • Facilitate community dialogue to guide policy, training, and social change

  • Utilize Raising Justice Resource Toolkits for their own projects:

    • Templates for testifying at school boards, city councils, and state legislatures

    • Research Information on or related to criminal justice and juvenile justice

 

Please apply if you...
  • Are interested in research and proving efficacy in training and policy work

  • Have a background in and passion for telling stories creatively through art and multimedia

  • Are skilled in social media and want to help guide a national organization’s communication strategy

  • Have ideas for how to assist Raising Justice in other ways