NJ parolees still face obstacles when it comes to reentry

It’s been a rocky year for New Jersey’s Department of Corrections, as investigations continue into an attack at the state’s only all-women’s prison and advocates fight for stronger COVID-19 protections among inmates. But life outside the walls can be very challenging for those who have been released.

The New Jersey Reentry Corporation is looking for new ways to break down barriers to jobs and mental health care for former prisoners.

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