Jacquelyn Greene Esq.
Position: Expert Facilitator
Mappings of Focus:Critical Intervention Mappings for Youth
Jacqui Greene is an assistant professor of public law and government at the University of North Carolina School of Government and a senior advisor to the National Center for Youth Opportunity and Justice. She teaches, advises, and writes for government officials in the area of juvenile justice. Previously, she provided technical assistance on the intersection of juvenile justice, schools, and mental health. That work followed 15 years of New York State government service in juvenile justice, including time spent as the Executive Director of the Governor’s Commission on Youth, Public Safety, and Justice and as Director of Juvenile Justice Policy. Her work included shaping the “Close to Home” initiative, designing fiscal incentives to foster use of community-based services and providing technical assistance to school-justice partnerships. She also represented children in court, providing legal services to homeless youth and representing youth in a range of family court matters. Greene holds a bachelor’s degree from University of North Carolina and a law degree from Harvard Law School.