The New Jersey Reentry Corporation announces the launch of its New Jersey Build pre-apprenticeship program to train underserved individuals for employment in the state building and construction trades KEASBEY— Today, Thursday, July 12th, the New Jersey Reentry Corporation (NJRC) was joined by Lieutenant Governor Oliver, Speaker Coughlin, Senator Cunningham, State
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
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
Every week at our reentry site at Greater Newark Conservancy, Suzanne Herrmann, LCSW, Cathy Germaine, M.Ed, and Veronica Serino, MA, secondary education, volunteer their time to lead a narrative therapy group for our clients. The modality of narrative therapy is simple and purposeful. Imagine sitting around the table with 13-15 people
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!
Our client Vicente, who did not have a form of identification for more than 10 years, recently obtained his ID with the help of our program. Thank you to our JCETP case manager, Rev. Bolivar Flores, for all of his help with this process.
Our client, Alvin, was recently hired as a laborer at a local dock, where he repairs U.S. Naval ships, cruise ships, and aircraft carriers. “The people here welcomed me with open arms,” he said. “I tell people to come to this program because the staff really wants to help.” Congratulations, Alvin!