Queens Defenders & Queens Public Library Partnership Program Helps 25 Recent Parolees with Tech Resources

This innovative program aims to support participants in many ways now that the world has so dramatically changed as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Queens Defenders Expands Food Pantry and Community Services to Jamaica Area

Queens Defenders is very excited to share an expansion of our Community Outreach services to the Jamaica area.  These new services include weekly pop-up food pantry events, and expansion of our community-based immigration, housing, and legal support, and new initiatives launching in the coming weeks and months.

Queens Defenders Food Pantry Partners with JEWELEX to Serve Thousands of Families

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic and the unimaginable impact it had on our community, Queens Defenders began a Food Pantry to serve families impacted by domestic violence in Far Rockaway.

Youth Justice Court Goes Virtual

The Queens Defenders Youth Justice Court program serves as a bridge to mend relationships in communities and schools throughout Queens.

Building Up Young People and Giving Space to Thrive as an Activist

The Queens Defenders BLANK Project allows for local youth to learn about the law, how to organize, and bring awareness to current events and social issues.

Youth Spotlight: Lastra

At the start of her junior year at Scholars Academy, Lastra walked into our Rockaway Outreach Center to see what it was all about.

Queens Defenders Partners with JusticeText to Expedite Review of Crucial Discovery

Queens Defenders is partnering with JusticeText, an audiovisual evidence management software, to expedite the review of body camera footage, interrogation videos, jail calls, and other crucial discovery.