John Bae

John Bae is a program associate with Vera’s Center on Sentencing and Corrections. His work focuses on Vera’s public housing project and CSC’s postsecondary education projects. Before joining CSC, John worked as a program coordinator for College Initiative, where he led a team to provide resources and support in higher education for justice-involved students. He was also a Pinkerton Community Fellow placed at the Center for Alternative Sentencing and Employment Services (CASES), a Vera spin-off, providing supports for program participants in college. John holds a BA and an MA in Criminal Justice from CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice, and currently teaches courses in corrections at CUNY Borough of Manhattan Community College.