Justice@BCC strives to advance knowledge, awareness, and advocacy about social justice for our justice-impacted campus members and the Bronx community.

We define “justice-impacted” broadly as any student or their immediate family members who has been impacted by the criminal legal system (ie, but not limited to, arrest, conviction, incarceration).



  • Create and maintain a welcoming, inclusive, and supportive community where justice-impacted individuals thrive;
  • Assist and contribute to the wellbeing of justice-impacted individuals through academic, career, and mental health support services;
  • Educate the campus community about challenges and develop solutions;
  • Engage in research and incorporate current trends into trainings and practices;
  • Empower and advocate for the needs of justice-impacted individuals;
  • Cultivate relationships (on and off campus) to contribute to conversation and assisting with programming and solutions;
  • Assist justice-impacted students with enrollment, financial aid, registration, academic and career advisement;
  • Refer and connect students to campus and community resources;
  • Celebrate and recognize justice-impacted individuals contributions to the college and community;
  • Charge administrators, faculty, staff, students, alumni, and partners of the college with the responsibility to work with one another to continuously build upon our social justice programming, practices, and initiatives.

Executive Board Members:

  • Dr. Crystal Rodriguez
  • Dijon Parker
  • Raymond Gonzalez
  • Tiffany Dubon-Yard
  • Nathan Aiken
  • Dr. Yvonne Erazo

Join Our Working Groups:

Educational & Professional Development:

  • Co-Chair, Dr. Crystal Rodriguez
  • Co-Chair, Raymond Gonzalez


  • Chairperson, Dr. Crystal Rodriguez [INTERIM]

Marketing & Communication:

  • Chairperson, Tiffany Dubon-Yard

Recruitment & Retention:

  • Chairperson, Dr. Yvonne Erazo

Community Connection:

  • Chairperson, Nathan Aiken

Represented Areas:

  • Access Resource Center
  • Admissions
  • ASAP
  • Association of Latino Faculty & Staff
  • BCC Students
  • College Discovery
  • Criminal Justice
  • Disability Services
  • Development & Alumni Relations
  • English Language & Literature
  • Human Services
  • Judicial Affairs
  • History
  • Student Life
  • Registrar
  • Social Sciences
  • Student Government Association
  • Student Success
  • World Language and Culture
  • Workforce Development

Join Justice@BCC Today!

Email: Justice@BCC.CUNY.EDU 

Upcoming Events

Working group meetings

Marketing and Communication (Chairperson, Tiffany Dubon-Yard), Wednesday, 2/22, 2:30pm – 3:30pm  

  • Description & Purpose: This working group is designed to assist with the marketing initiatives for Justice@BCC meetings, events/programs. To notify the community about general board meetings, trainings, and workshops/programs/events. To create the marketing material to advertise the initiatives of Justice@BCC. To fulfill broadcast, webpage/social media upload, and flyer creation requests.
  • Zoom Meeting Registration Link:

Community Connection (Chairperson, Nathan Aiken), Friday, 2/24, 11am-12pm

  • Description & Purpose: This working group will develop relationships within the campus and local community to support justice-impacted individuals at BCC. Develop and nurture community relationships; Maintain list of referral agencies for justice-impacted students and staff; Act as referral liaison for justice-impacted individuals; Collaborate with outside agencies to provide campus events and workshops; Create consistent programming to further support justice-impacted individuals; participate in community service activities; encourage and secure service-learning; offering mentorship.
  • Zoom Meeting Info: 

Recruitment & Retention (Chairperson, Yvonne Erazo), Friday, 2/24, 11am-12pm

  • Description & Purpose: This working group aims to propose, plan, and coordinate new initiatives and engage members of the BCC campus community in creating and participating in Justice@BCC activities; to promote the importance of our mission and vision and improve the quality and accessibility of University/Campus resources for justice impacted individuals through both community and campus outreach; to provide advice and make recommendations on programming, initiatives, and services affecting the recruitment and retention of members.
  • Zoom Meeting Info:, Meeting ID: 947 7406 5015

Education & Professional Development (Chairpersons, Crystal Rodriguez & Raymond Gonzalez), Friday, 3/3, 11am-12pm

  • Description & Purpose: This working group hosts professional development and educational programming for Justice@BCC members and the larger Bronx community. Raise awareness about data, challenges, and laws that focus on justice-impacted individuals. Assist the college and Bronx community develop policies, practices, and initiatives that support justice-impacted communities. 
  • Zoom Meeting Info:

Fundraising (Chairperson, Crystal Rodriguez)- Friday, 3/3, 12-1pm  

  • Description & Purpose: This working group is designed to assist with securing resources – in particular financial – to support the work, programming and overall goals of  Justice@BCC. To identify, cultivate, and solicit funding prospects and secure financial and in-kind contributions.
  • Zoom Meeting Info:


General Board Meeting

Friday, 4/21, 11am-1pm Link to Register: 

  • Tentative Agenda: Kalief Browder Social Justice Center, updates from working groups, celebrate members participation in committee, presentation on TAP restored for justice-impacted individuals, etc.

Annual Justice-Impacted Resources & Career Fair, Thursday, April 27 12-2pm, BCC Quad.

Purpose: To educate the BCC community (faculty, staff, and students) the resources and careers available for individuals with a criminal record/justice-impacted.

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