Serve Your Community as a Youth Court Advocate

Queens Public Library has partnered with Queens Defenders to bring Youth Justice Court, a program for young adults/teens, to the library virtually.  The program is currently available online through the Queens Public Library for Teens in Far Rockaway, Central Library, Laurelton Library, and Cambria Heights Library.  Select the nearest location in the application form to attend this program virtually. This program will empower youths to become peer leaders both in school and in the community. Apply Now

Central Library Virtual Youth Justice Court - Every Monday @ 4 PM, starting November 2nd, 2020

Cambria Heights Library & Laurelton Library Virtual Youth Justice Court - Every Thursday @ 3 PM

Queens Public Library for Teens Virtual Youth Justice Court - Every Thursday @ 4 PM 

Why should I become a Youth Court Advocate?

  • Improve Your Résumé
    Becoming a youth court advocate will teach you valuable skills that you can add to your résumé and discuss at job interviews.
  • Help Your Community
    You will help peers from the community avoid school suspension, criminal and family court appearances, and potential violations of probation.
  • Have Fun
    Youth Justice Court isn’t all about work; there will be plenty of activities throughout the year!