Faith leaders have been instrumental in the campaign to close Jamesburg and Hayes. Faith Justice New Jersey is a coalition of faith leaders committed to transforming New Jersey’s youth justice system. To join, please email the Institute’s Communications Director Elizabeth Weill-Greenberg at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please read these pieces by faith leaders about why there is a moral imperative to close New Jersey youth prisons, which are available on the Institute website:
The Jewish Imperative to Fight Youth Incarceration
Star Ledger Reports on Faith Leaders’ Call to Close Youth Prisons
Pastors Timothy Jones and Terry Richardson Write for the Star Ledger on Youth Incarceration