Every Friday at 10 a.m., the Paterson Community Police will lead a De-Escalation Workshop at our Paterson office for our clients. Clients will learn their rights, how to respond during a police stop, and more.
This week, we are taking a look at our Newark clients’ responses to the following writing prompt during their narrative therapy session: If success was inevitable… “I’d get a couple of food trucks and name my business, ‘There Ain’t Nothing Like Your Grandma’s Cooking.’ I’d specialize in soul food like our
Thank you to the Paterson medical mobile unit, who visits our Paterson reentry office each week for testing.
Our client Pablo stopped in to thank us for helping him to obtain his birth certificate from the Dominican Republic and his identification card. Pablo completed our orientation program last week and has already found employment. “This program is wonderful,” he said. “It helps you do all the things you
Congratulations to our client, Diamond, who has been employed as a warehouse worker for two months, obtained her own apartment, and is providing for her children. Keep up the great work!
Jim recently moderated a panel during the New Jersey Department of Health‘s “Better Together” Population Health Summit, where the focus was upon an integrated approach to address the opioid epidemic. Pictured speaking is NJ Attorney General Gurbir Grewal (New Jersey Attorney General’s Office). Thank you to NJ Spotlight for the article as well:
We are grateful to the New Jersey State Bar Association (NJSBA) and NJSBA – Young Lawyers Divison (YLD); they have been great partners in providing for free and available legal services to our reentry clients. One of the major strengths of our program, as was designed by John Koufos, is
Our NJRC Paterson office collaborated with the Paterson Police Department/ National Network for Safe Communities/Paterson Ceasefire. Pictured are Paterson Mayor Elect Andre Sayegh, Paterson Police Chief Troy Oswald, Captain Patrick Murray, Ceasefire Project Manager Rick Prince, Paterson Police Officers, Jim McGreevey, and our Paterson Facility Director Jada Fulmore.