Thursday, April 28, 2016

At the Same Time, Christie and Booker to Speak at Separate Prisoner Reentry Events in Newark

Newark, New Jersey: Several current and former politicians and leaders will gather in Newark tomorrow for two separate events regarding prisoner reentry.

Governor Chris Christie and former Governor Jim McGreevey will meet at the Greater Newark Conservancy on Prince Street for a roundtable discussion with clients of the New Jersey Reentry Corporation. Governor Christie will address prisoner reentry following the meeting.

Meanwhile, across town, Senator Cory Booker and U.S. Attorney Paul Fishman will speak at the Frank R. Lautenberg Post Office and Courthouse at Federal Square as part of the ReNew Court graduation. According to the United States Department of Justice, the ReNew Court is "a partnership among the U.S. District Court, the U.S. Attorney’s Office, the Federal Public Defender’s Office, and the U.S. Probation Office designed to help ex-offenders recently released from federal custody successfully reintegrate into society" in Newark.

Both events will begin at 3:00pm, and fall during National Reentry Week.

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