PSEG hosted an Opioid Panel Discussion on Friday, June 16, which examined the correlation between opioid addiction and incarceration, along with education, prevention, treatment, and law enforcement. The panel cited NJRC’s efforts to provide treatment in the context of prisoner reentry and the importance of the pipeline from behind the wall
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
This morning, Governor Chris Christie and the New Jersey Reentry Corporation co-hosted an Employment Opportunity Summit at Thomas Edison University in Trenton, where top executives from New Jersey companies gathered to explore innovative ways to implement neutral hiring practices and enhance employment opportunities for individuals with criminal records in New
Thank you to Ted Mayer of Help at Home Services and Joe Kettle of the School for Allied Health for meeting with our staff about training and employment opportunities for our clients to work as home health aides. According to New Jersey Administrative Code 10:48A-3.4 (2016), no individual shall be disqualified from employment on the basis of any conviction if
Adam was born to parents suffering from addiction. After Adam’s biological parents gave him up for early adoption, his foster parents took him into their homes and their lives at a young age. Adam stated that he was given the best possible childhood one could ask for. After high school, he moved
For Black History Month, the Newark Public Library presented a forum on prisoner reentry, which included representatives from the community, the clergy, former mayor Sharpe James, and representing the NJRC was Jim McGreevey. The crowd of approximately 350 people viewed Ava DuVernay’s powerful documentary “13TH,” which takes an in-depth look
Jim McGreevey with Robert T. Clark, Executive Director, YouthBuild Newark, Inc., and Craig Livermore, Executive Director, Project U.S.E.- Urban Suburban Environments, met to discuss future opportunities for our youth. Project U.S.E. partners with JCETP to run the Employment and Training Program for Out of School Youth.
Is your child in need of dental care? “Give Kids a Smile Day” offers dental care to children across New Jersey who do not see a dentist. It will take place on Friday, Feb. 3. Make an appointment today! Find more information for your county here or by clicking on the image