Meeting with Dominican Republic Consulate General Carlos Castillo

Carlos Castillo, Consulate General, Dominican Republic, and Director, Coalition of Latin American Consuls in New York, met with NJRC/JCETP partners, staff, and clients this week to discuss the needs of foreign-born reentry clients. Clients need legal services and identification as they reintegrate back into society, and we had a meaningful discussion about ways to improve their reentry process going forward.

Thank you to Consulate General Castillo, Union City Mayor Brian Stack, Mercedes Joaquin, Director of Community Relations, UCBOE; Senator Sandra Cunningham, Dr. Gina Diaz, West New York Health Department; Dr. Connie Sensor, Director, School Nurse Program, Rutgers School of Nursing, Newark; Johnny Torres, Director, Save Latin America, our clients, and staff for such a powerful meeting. Photos by Stefanie Campolo

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More photos can be viewed on Facebook.

Remembering Governor Byrne

Yesterday, we lost a good man and tremendous leader. Governor Brendan T. Byrne had many accomplishments during the course of his lifetime, several of which are highlighted in his obituary below. Governor Byrne’s funeral service will be held on Monday, January 8, at 11 a.m. at the Paper Mill Playhouse, 22 Brookside Dr., in Millburn. The public is welcome to attend. May he rest in peace. Pictured clockwise from top left in the first photo are Governor Florio, Governor McGreevey, Governor Codey, Governor Byrne, and Governor Kean. http://bit.ly/2CGPOYz

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NJRC 2016 Recognition Barbecue