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
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
Jennifer Crea Aydjian
Dr. Gloria Bachmann
Linda Jumah Baraka
Dean Kathleen Boozang
Dr. Laura Budnick
Rahat Chatha, Esq.
Prosecutor Yolanda Ciccone
Rev. Pamela Jones
Leslie Franks McRae
Dr. Tanya Pagan
Rev. Dr. Regena Thomas
Dr. Su Wang