Project Manager, The Justice Lab at Columbia University
New York, NY, US
Cohort: Center for Creative Leadership, New York, NY, 2016
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Alexander Schneider is a Project Manager for Youth Justice Initiatives with the Justice Lab at Columbia University. At the Justice Lab, he focuses on national efforts to push for community- centered justice for young people and closure of youth prisons. Alexander has been at the Justice Lab since April of 2018, after managing an environmentally focused workforce development program at Sustainable South Bronx and The HOPE Program. He also coordinated an evening adult education program for people with justice involvement at The Fortune Society. Alexander has been volunteering with the People's Education Initiative—a collective of volunteers providing educational classes at the women's detention facility on Rikers Island since 2011. His other volunteer work included two years as a Peace Corps volunteer, teaching English as a second language in Ukraine. Alexander has a Master’s of Nonprofit Management from The New School, and a B.A. from the University of Toronto.