Current Fellows
Adolescent Health

Edward McWilliams

Current Fellow

Edward McWilliams currently serves as the Youth Program Coordinator of the Neighbors In Action (NIA) Youth Center, an innovative hub for youth-led social change in Central Brooklyn.  In this role, Edward oversees the youth programs' team, including supporting the department vision, program planning, systems implementation, project oversight, and grant reporting.  During his time at CCI, Edward developed the NIA Youth Center media lab, a program model and space designed for Brooklyn youth to learn creative labor skills using technology.  

The Center for Court Innovation is a nonprofit organization dedicated to creating a more effective and humane justice system. To accomplish this goal, the Center conceives, plans, and operates programs that seek to test new ideas, solve difficult problems, and achieve systemic change. Projects include community-based violence prevention projects, reentry initiatives, and court-based programs that reduce the use of unnecessary incarceration. The organization’s efforts have produced tangible results like safer streets, reduced incarceration, and improved neighborhood perceptions of justice.

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