Vera Institute of Justice 35-Year Report


Describes Vera's demonstration projects as of 1996: the Citizens Jury Project, the Appearance Assistance Program, La Bodega de la Familia, the Neighborhood Defender Service of Harlem, and Job Path. Discusses Vera's research and planning: the initiatives to ensure justice for children, explore new drug treatment options, and develop alternatives to eviction from public housing in narcotics cases. Includes a description of Vera's method and a history of the Institute's previous efforts to encourage just practices in public services.