NEW JERSEY REENTRY SERVICES COMMISSION TO RELEASE REPORT ON WOMEN REENTRY SERVICES

NEW JERSEY REENTRY SERVICES COMMISSION TO RELEASE REPORT ON WOMEN REENTRY SERVICES

 

TRENTON – On Monday, September 21th at 11:30am in the Alcove of the State House in Trenton, the New Jersey Reentry Services Commission will release a comprehensive report detailing action items for the Commission to review.

 

Elected officials, experts, and most importantly women who have experienced state prison will share their commitment to improve the delivery of women reentry services in five specific areas: healthcare, employment, domestic violence, family reunification and housing. They will speak on the gaps in the treatment and service delivery network, which jeopardizes the ability of the returning person to maintain sobriety, healthy living, and employment.

 

Remarks will be offered from NJRC women participants who served time at Edna Mahan Correctional Facility for Women.

 

What: Release of Commission on Reentry Services for Women discussing barriers, best practices, and action items for improving women reentry services.

 

Where: State House Annex Alcove

131-137 W State Street

Trenton, NJ 08608

 

When: Thursday, September 10th, 2020 at 11:30am

 

 

Who:

NJ Reentry Women Participants

Lt. Governor Shelia Oliver

Senate President Stephen Sweeney

Senator Sandra Bolden Cunningham

Senator Nellie Pou

Senator M. Teresa Ruiz

Senator Loretta Weinberg

Assemblywoman Yvonne Lopez

Assemblywoman Eliana Pintor Marin

Assemblywoman Annette Quijano

Assemblywoman Verlina Reynolds-Jackson

Assemblywoman Shavonda Sumter

Assemblywoman Valerie Vainieri Huttle

 

 

 

Women Advocates:

 

Jennifer Crea Aydjian

Dr. Gloria Bachmann

Linda Jumah Baraka

Dean Kathleen Boozang

Dr. Laura Budnick

Rahat Chatha, Esq.

Prosecutor Yolanda Ciccone

Joan Dublin

Rev. Pamela Jones

Wendy Martinez

Leslie Franks McRae

Gale Muhammad

Dr. Tanya Pagan

Adrienne Simpkins

Rev. Dr. Regena Thomas

Dr. Su Wang

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