The Citizen Security and Justice Programme (CSJP), in partnership with Everybody’s Pharmacy, is preparing at-risk youth for the labour market, through on-the-job training in various skills. Find out more on today’s edition of CSJP in 5.
Kimani Martin, who hails from Fletcher’s Land in St. Andrew is a youth leader, who is passionate about youth and community development. He describes himself as a humble and selfless person and he has been involved in volunteerism for over 9 years.
More than 100 persons from vulnerable communities in Kingston, St. Andrew, St. Catherine, Clarendon, St. Ann, St. Mary, Westmoreland and St. James have successfully completed substance misuse treatment with support from the Citizen Security and Justice Programme (CSJP). They were assisted by counsellors, community case management officers, social workers and psychologists to overcome their substance misuse and were recently recognized at a graduation ceremony.
The Citizen Security and Justice Programme (CSJP) is providing 9 million dollars in financial support for youth engagement activities this summer. CSJP Communication and Social Marketing Coordinator, Patrice Tomlinson- Nephew says the activities include six summer camps as well as the employment of youngsters from the eight parishes served by the CSJP.