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3rd Annual Jersey City Reentry Conference

Please join us for Jersey City Mayor Steven Fulop’s Third Annual Prisoner Reentry Conference, which will address critical needs facing reentry. It will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Thursday, March 24 at the Mac Mahon Student Center at St. Peter’s University.


Our featured guest speakers include Rev. Al Sharpton, MSNBC, National Action Network; Andrew Napolitano, Esq., Fox News Senior Judicial Analyst; Paul Fishman, Esq., United States Attorney, District of New Jersey; Honorable Ras J. Baraka, Mayor of Newark, New Jersey; and John Koufos, President, New Jersey Reentry Corporation.

Press Conference SAME SKY America Newport Mall Holiday Kiosk

December 14, 2015 Media Contact: Mike Lacy
Digital Media Coordinator


Update: Mayor Fulop will not be able to attend.

Press Conference Regarding SAME SKY America’s New Holiday Kiosk at Newport Mall with Mayor Steven Fulop, Francine LeFrak, Jim McGreevey and Reverend Gloria Walton

What: SAME SKY America, Francine LeFack’s vision to give formerly incarcerated women in the United States second chances as they work to restore their confidence and rebuild their lives through craftsmanship and entrepreneurship, is opening a holiday kiosk at Newport Mall. The SAME SKY America kiosk, which will be set up through Sunday, December 20, will feature SAME SKY America’s artisans, health and wellness fitness guru Andrea Fornarola, as well as JP Morgan and Wells Fargo Employees, such as Dionne Lloyd and Maria Gomez, both of Wells. Steven Fulop, Mayor of Jersey City, Jim McGreevy, former New Jersey Governor and Executive Director of the prisoner reentry focused Jersey City Employment and Training Program, will be in attendance as well as Reverend Gloria Watson, founder and operator of The Most Excellent Way of Life Center.

Media RSVP Required. Contact sara@samesky.com to RSVP.

When: Friday, December 18, 2015 at 12 p.m.

Where: Newport Mall, 30 Mall Drive West, Jersey City, NJ 07310
Level 2 in the Sears Wing between Kids Footlocker and H&M

Who:Steven Fulop, Mayor of Jersey City, New Jersey
Francine LeFrak, Founder SAME SKY America
Jim McGreevey, Former Governor of New Jersey
Reverend Gloria Walton
Andrea Fornarola, Fitness Guru

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EMT Training Starting in January


JCETP is Launching an EMT Training Course Starting in January

To enroll, attend orientation at the Jersey City One Stop on Mondays at 9:00 AM or at Martin’s Place Thursday’s at 10:45.

Click here for directions and contact information to attend orientation.


   GED or High School Diploma

·         Reading and Math proficiency of at least a 10th grade level

·         Unemployed (6 months or more)

·         Underemployed: Adults working 35-hrs. or less, with net wages of $10 or less.

·      Successful completion of a background check (Funded by JCMC/SIF Grant)

·         Physical capability to perform all skills and tasks of an EMT (Must visit own physician)

·         Successful completion of a medical evaluation (Conducted on premises by JCMC)

·         Must have AHA or American Cross CPR certification (Classes are provided by JCMC, funded by SIF Grant and offered the 1 and 3rd Wednesday of every month from 8:30am-2:30 pm)

·         Submit Application by December 31, 2015.