JJ-DAP envisions a future where incarcerated
women are given a voice and the systems that
serve them are transformed by using arts
as a foundational strategy and catalyst
JJ-DAP believes in one-on-one
investment and mentorship.
We see a person, not a number.
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Founder and Director
JJ-DAP’s pilot program was launched in person
at the Columbia Secure Center for Girls in
Upstate New York in July of 2019.
Currently the project is operating remotely
due to COVID-19.
Columbia Secure Center for Girls is located in the Hudson
Valley region of New York State. The youth are juvenile
offenders/youth offenders who, while under the age of 16,
committed certain designated feloniesand and were convicted
and sentenced in adult criminal court. Depending upon the
youth's sentence, these youth may remain in OCFS placement
up to 21 years of age