• CSJP and Everybody’s Pharmacy Labour Market Partnership

    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.

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    Featuring CSJP Youth Ambassador Kimani Martin

    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.

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    Over 100 Persons Benefit from Substance Misuse Treatment Programme

    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.

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    CSJP Supports Youth Summer Engagement Activities

    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.

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    Men with a Message completes 10 Week Course in Social Work

    The Citizen Security and Justice Programme, CSJP’s Men with a Message recently completed a 10 week course titled Introduction to the Principles and Practice of Social Work, offered by the UWI Open Campus Social Work Training and Research Unit. Lecturer and Coordinator of the Unit, Cerita Buchanan says the course covered the general areas of social work including working with groups, individuals, communities, children and vulnerable populations as well as social justice and responding to social injustice.

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    48 Goals for Peace Finals

    On this edition of CSJP in 5, football again unites communities out west. Stay tuned as we recap the recently concluded Goals 4 Peace Initiative.

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    CSJP Trainees Off to Cuba

    On today’s edition of CSJP in 5, eight CSJP Trainees are off to Guantanamo Bay, Cuba for work experience.

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    IDB Delegation Visits CSJP Activity Sites Pt 2

    On today’s edition of CSJP in 5, we bring you highlights from the Inter-American Development Bank delegation’s visit to the Greater Browns Town Community in Kingston.

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    IDB Delegation Visits CSJP Activity Sites Pt 1

    The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) – one of three partner donors of the Citizen, Security and Justice Programme (CSJP) has been supporting the multi-faceted crime and violence prevention initiative since the year 2001. The Bank has among other things supported the design and implementation of risk assessment instruments, case management and impact evaluations for targeting at-risk youth under CSJP.

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    CSJP Youth Ambassador Ryan Lee Bennett

    A CSJP Youth Ambassador is one who hails from a marginalized community and exemplifies rising above tough circumstances by excelling academically and socially, overcoming the lure of crime and violence to become a role model.

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