We are so proud of our JCETP Reentry Specialist, Helena Muhammad, on being named a SHEro and receiving the “She is a Change Agent” Award on Thursday evening, Nov. 2, from “She Is…,” a Jersey City-based nonprofit. Congratulations to Helena on such a well-deserved award, which serves as a testament
Congratulations to David Rothenberg, Founder of The Fortune Society, who was honored the Lifetime Achievement Award at The Fortune Society’s 50th Anniversary Gala. The Fortune Society’s mission is to support successful reentry from incarceration and promote alternatives to incarceration, thus strengthening the fabric of our communities. The Fortune Society has faith in individuals’ ability to
NJRC hosted a roundtable discussion examining best practices for reentry, where incarcerated and formerly incarcerated persons attended to provide feedback on their experiences living in prisons, jails, halfway houses, and halfway backs. It took place at NJRC at Greater Newark Conservancy, and discussion topics included The Modern American Prison; Successful Reentry, Addiction Treatment, Employment
Former Congressman Patrick Kennedy is leading the charge with recovery advocates. Here are photos from his keynote address at the Fall Professional Conference presented by Safe Communities Coalition.
Congratulations to our client, Mark, on receiving a Fatherhood Award from Most Excellent Way Life Center‘s Fatherhood Initiative! The plaque reads, “In recognition for successfully completing Most Excellent Way. Thank you for your perseverance, strength, struggle, and pain. Thank you for showing the true essence of manhood again and again. We
Congratulations to our client, Jamar, who earned his CDL license and recently got a job as a truck driver! He completed our one-week program in September and had a job offer by the next day, Saturday. “I changed my life, and you can change yours, too,” he said. His biggest take-away from
We are pleased to report that our Community Resource Center at Kearny Point received CARF Accreditation. Our CRC received the highest accreditation possible, which is a three-year time frame. Thank you to Wendy Neu and Kearny Point for designing and constructing a state of the art facility, which was recognized in ARCHITECT magazine. We
On October 21st, Jim had the honor to host the 19th Annual Union County Red Ribbon Drug Prevention Walk in Nomahegan Park. There were roughly 200 participants! Thank you to Pam Capaci, Executive Director of Prevention Links & Health and Wellness Coalition of Union County, for organizing such a great event. Please