Our clients and staff attended a meeting with CODE IT in Hoboken to learn about and enroll in their hands-on, 13-week coding program. Students learn through a mix of lectures, workshops, projects, pair-programming, and a Capstone Project. This is followed by an internship and/or full time job. By the time
On Friday, NJRC hosted a reentry roundtable discussion at its site at Greater Newark Conservancy, where incarcerated and formerly incarcerated persons had the opportunity to provide feedback on their experiences living in prisons, jails, halfway houses, and halfway backs. The goal of the discussion was to examen best practices for reentry
Our Newark employment specialists, Cindy and Jeran, attended the New Jersey Manufacturing Summit at NJIT to spread the word about our services. Thank you to Commissioner Aaron Fichtner of the New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development for speaking about “Focus and Expectations of New Jersey’s Talent Networks” and for being supportive of
Shakira enrolled in the New Jersey Reentry Corporation’s (NJRC) program at Greater Newark Conservancy in February 2017. She was working six days a week in the retail industry and completed her community service hours in the employment specialist department at NJRC at Greater Newark Conservancy. Shakira is vibrant, confident, and
Yesterday, the Camden County Board of Freeholders hosted a Dedication event for Governor James Florio at the Center for Public Service, where he was honored for his commitment to serving Camden County and the State of New Jersey. The New Jersey Reentry Corporation is honored and privileged to have Governor
At the age of seven, Wili and his siblings lost their parents. At this time, Wili went to live with his grandparents. Not long after, Wili was placed into foster care and was separated from his sisters. When he was 18 years old, Wili was reunited with his sister, Naimah.
Our client, Pedro, stopped by recently to say hello and to update us on how he’s doing. He has been keeping busy with a great construction job and also volunteering his time to teach local youth how to box, a sport he has always been passionate about. “This is not
Congratulations to our client, Jerome, who just got hired as a certified forklift driver after completing NJRC’s program in the spring. “This program helped me stay focused and not give up. There are very good people here,” he said. “The employment specialist here put me in the right direction when