We encourage self expression using arts as medium to empower inner city youth, by providing the tools needed to navigate their journey of self discovery. We connect J4H family members. Throught the "Arts", they are able to learn, heal and grow in our community.
Abolish the prison industrial complex & liberate LBGTQ+ and people living with HIV/AIDS who are affected by the system through advocacy, organizing, and housing support. J4H supports our LGBTQ community facing housing discrimination.
J4H partners with Brigham & Women's Hospital providing their expertise & in-reach into prisons across the country to for their Individuals Speak:Incarcerated During the COVID-19 Epidemic (INSIDE) survey. As well as current research and data report regarding the harms of homelessness before and after incarceration
Founder Leslie Credle, is a 2020 Cohort of the Women In Trancending Leadership Institute. CLI strengthens the leadership of formerly incarcerated and directly impacted women, and expands their capacity to contribute to the women’s justice movement to end mass incarceration.
Is a full service real estate brokerage group. Provides real-estate services to assist under-served and moderate income families who are seeking affordable sustainable homeownership opportunities. CUE supports J4H to provide permanent housing solutions to its constituents.
Stone House makes a difference in our community by caring for and protecting adult and child survivors of domestic abuse, and helping them rebuild safe, secure, independent lives of purpose and self-fulfillment.
We collaborate on many projects and dismantling oppression, confronting privilege and challenging institutional structures that perpetuate oppression for justice involved individuals and formerly incarcerated individuals.
In general, work is the pathway to a better life and out of poverty, but past criminal records stop countless people from getting jobs, housing, and access to other opportunities. For our members sealing a CORI can be the determining factor in obtaining stable housing.
The Housing Law Clinic represents tenants who are facing evictions their work consists of litigation in the Boston Housing Court, defending evictions and prosecuting counterclaims with the goal of improving housing conditions, enforcing consumer rights, supporting tenant organizing efforts, and preventing homelessness.
The Tenant Advocacy Project (TAP) is a Student Practice Organization at Harvard Law School that provides zealous advocacy for current and prospective public housing tenants and mobile voucher holders in the greater Boston area. Our advocacy is guided by the experiences, needs, and aspirations of tenants, and we are committed to amplifying the work of Boston area community organizations.
The Massachusetts Bail Fund pays up to $5,000 bail so that low-income people can stay free while they work towards resolving their case, allowing individuals, families, and communities to stay productive, together, and stable. J4H & MBF have launched a piolet program to protect, our incarcerated men and women returning to the community from COVID-19 as well as provide vaccine & testing information.
Under the leadership of the for Incarcerated and Formerly Incarcerated Women and Girls, Justice 4 Housing will provide permanent solutions to end homelessness for formerly incarcerated women. Our vision is to end incarceration of women and girls.
The non-profit, non-partisan Prison Policy Initiative produces cutting edge research to expose the broader harm of mass criminalization, and then sparks advocacy campaigns to create a more just society.
We Are Better Together aids in supporting our community members with trauma informed care surrounding domestic violence, trauma from community violence and survivors who have been impacted by gun violence.