We were pleased to have a surprise visit from Vernett today! She is a former client of Helena Muhammad and Jim McGreevey from the Integrity House unit of the Hudson County Correctional Center. Today, she is six years sober, enrolled in college to become a drug and alcohol counselor, and
Today, NJRC participated in the New Jersey State Bar Association‘s Annual Meeting and Convention in Atlantic City, which provides education, CLE credits, networking, top industry speakers, and more. John Koufos, NJRC Executive Director, Jim McGreevey, Chairman, and Thomas Eicher, Director, Criminal Division, U.S. Attorney’s Office, led lawyers in a training
The New Jersey State Parole Board Chairman, Vice Chairman, Board Members, and Executive Staff came to the New Jersey Reentry Corporation’s Community Resource Center yesterday to tour the new facility at Kearny Point. They praised NJRC’s integration with the One Stop Career Center, along with the provision of training and employment
Our client, Bolivar, is a reverend and has written a book about his past experiences with addiction, incarceration, and life after his release. Written in Spanish, it is entitled, “Cadenas Rotas,” which translates to, “Broken Chains.” Please read the excerpt by clicking here.
Our chairman, Jim McGreevey, had the opportunity to deliver the Keynote Address at the New Jersey Council of Churches (NJCC) “Issues and Action” Event on Saturday, April 29, where he discussed the role that addiction plays in contributing to New Jersey’s prison population. Workshops at “Issues and Action” included the Basics
The New Jersey Reentry Corporation’s Chairman, Jim McGreevey, has joined the Board of Directors of THRIVE for Life Prison Project Inc., an organization that creates access to spiritual development and educational resources for incarcerated and formerly incarcerated individuals while partnering with local universities and community corporations. Below please find a full
Our Executive Director, John Koufos, shares his powerful story of reentry and redemption in an article for New Jersey Monthly. Please click to read Part I and Part II, or click on the photos below to view them larger. Article by Tammy La Gorce Photos by Fred R. Conrad
Just two weeks after completing our program, Steven was hired as a machine operator at a manufacturing company. “This program helps you secure your future for a better living tomorrow,” he said. Congratulations, Steven!