Spaces of Justice will give New Yorkers opportunities to visit sites across the five boroughs to learn about the architecture and infrastructure of justice in New York City. In addition to attending public programs, we recommend the following resources to provide context, and to deepen your understanding of New York’s justice system. Check back often, as we will add more links to this page as the series unfolds.

Online
Urban Omnibus. The Location of Justice.
We strongly recommend you start by checking out this ongoing series from Urban Omnibus that examines New York’s overlooked infrastructures of crime and punishment.
CityLab. The Presence of Justice.

Reports
• Office of the Mayor of New York. Smaller, Safer, Fairer: A Roadmap to Closing Rikers Island.
• Independent Commission on New York City Criminal Justice and Incarceration Reform. A More Just New York City. April 2017.
• Independent Commission on New York City Criminal Justice and Incarceration Reform. A More Just New York City — One Year Forward. April 2018.
• Van Alen Institute. Justice In Design.
• John Jay College of Criminal Justice and The Fortune Society. In Our Backyard Overcoming Community Resistance to Reentry Housing (A NIMBY Toolkit)

City Agencies and Departments
Mayor’s Office of Criminal Justice
New York City Courts
New York City Department of Corrections
New York Police Department

Non-Profit and Educational Organizations
Brooklyn Bail Fund
Center for Court Innovation
Center for Justice, Columbia University
Correctional Association of New York
The Fortune Society
•Hour Children
•HousingPlus
Vera Institute of Justice
•Young New Yorkers

List in formation. Check back often new resources are added.