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Discover how our programs impact people’s lives.
Providing people with the opportunity to address the root causes of their behavior, make amends and forge a new path.
Supporting people in successfully returning home after incarceration with restorative justice, case management, artistic creation, and family systems work.
Encouraging children with incarcerated parents to use their voice, pride, and power. And diversion programs for young adults up to age 25.
Translating the lessons learned from our direct service work in pursuit of a future where justice heals rather than harms.
The Community Works (CW) mission is to transform justice through programs and policy rooted in humanity and healing. We aim to reduce the number of individuals entering and re-entering the criminal legal system and support communities of color disproportionately harmed by mass incarceration through direct programs and participant-led advocacy.
Oakland, CA 94607