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 NJTV panel on Opioid Addiction at the Metropolitan Baptist Church in Newark. The panel was entitled, “Fighting Opioid Addiction in New Jersey: Is Newark Winning?” Article: https://www.njtvonline.org/news/video/how-to-lessen-new-jerseys-drug-addiction-crisis/
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!
Thank you to all who participated in and attended our NJRC-JCETP Reentry Barbecue in Hoboken on Friday, April 27! We had a great turnout. Special thanks to Ministerio El Sol Sale Para Todos Internacional and visits from Councilwoman Vanessa Falco and representatives of Ravi Bhalla, Mayor of Hoboken’s office and
Jim had the honor of attending the NJ Institute for Social Justice press conference for the “Dignity for Incarcerated Primary Caretaker Parents Act” with Assemblywoman Yvonne Lopez & Senator Cory Booker. The bill establishes policies that encourage and promote visitation, particularly for inmates who are primary caretaker parents.
On behalf of the New Jersey Reentry Corporation, we extend our condolences and thoughts to our dear friends Sister Dorris and Assemblyman Tom Giblin. We are internally grateful for the work and partnership we have been able to create and accomplish over the years with Monsignor Gilchrist by our side.
Thank you to Patricia Blanco, VP of Clinical Services at CURA, Inc., for meeting with our team about a partnership with NJRC.