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
Our Paterson Employment Specialist, Josh, teaches our client, Ahmed, how to tie a tie in preparation for job interviews. Dress for success!
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
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
On Tuesday evening, Oct. 12, NJRC joined with the Superior Court of New Jersey – Middlesex Vicinage, the Middlesex County Bar Association, and Legal Services of New Jersey (LSNJ) to host a free Expungement Workshop. The workshop was led by Akil S. Roper, Esq., LSNJ, and Christina S. Atallah, Assistant Prosecutor,
This week, our NJRC staff from all four of our locations in Hudson, Essex (Greater Newark Conservancy), Passaic, and Ocean Counties and the Community Resource Center in Kearny participated in Ohio Risk Assessment System (ORAS) training. Thank you to the University of Cincinnati Corrections Institute and Jennifer Hartman, Ph.D., Lead ORAS
NJRC at the Center of Hope in Paterson and the Housing Authority of the City of Paterson recently teamed up with FedEx to coordinate a mass interview info session, which was held at the Heritage at Alexander Hamilton in Paterson. We had a great turnout for this initial process. FedEx