Judicial Process Commission

200 West Avenue, Rochester, New York 14611 • Phone: (585) 325-7727 • Fax: (585) 325-2165

www.rocjpc.org

2022 Monday Night Workshops (MNWZ) Via Zoom

Mondays in January, February, March 6:00 - 7:00 PM

5:45 pm facilitated chat 15 minutes prior to each program with Clyde Williams, JPC mentor

The following services are offered

               Date                                        Topic                                                                Speaker

 

               January 24                  Overview of Benefits/SNAP/WIC                        Damian Woods/Yolanda Sheffa, LawNY

 

               February 7                  TASC/GED Prep and Pre Apprenticeship             Andre Stokes, YouthBuilder Prog.   

                                                 Training                                                          Coordinator and Director Sharnita

                                                                                                                      Lovette, Urban League         

 

               February 21                 President’s Day - Holiday                                                   No Meeting

 

               March 7                       TBD

                                    

               March 21                     TBD     

 

Monday Night Zoom Workshops provide criminal justice involved women and men with information and connections needed for self-sufficiency.  Zoom Workshops will link participants with other service providers, trainers and employers to develop a career and realize goals.

Pre-registration is required.  Sign-up in advance by calling 585-325-7727, Myril and Annette to register.  Provide your phone number and your email address. If you need technical assistance with Zoom let JPC staff know. 

Participants are awarded a gift card upon completion of five (5) full sessions.  If you participate in five (5) out of six (6) sessions you will receive a Certificate of Completion and a gift card of $30.   

 

You may also be interested in:

Legal Action Employability Project (LAEP) criteria for participation and services:  women and men with criminal justice system involvement.  New York employment law protects your reentry rights. 

 

The following services are offered:

Identification, rap sheet and rap sheet review and corrections, information about your employment rights and bus passes.

 

  • We will assist you to prepare an application for a certificate of rehabilitation, after review of the RAP Sheet. All sealing requests will be referred to our project partners at the Monroe County Public Defender’s Office. 

 

  • If you have been denied employment due to your criminal history you may be referred to Legal Assistance of Western New York.

 

  • Assistance with: filling out job applications, creating resumes, interviewing and preparation of documents for the certificate of rehabilitation process.

 

  • Referrals to a variety of additional resources: emergency food, housing information, substance abuse and mental health treatment, employment related services including job coaching and training/job placement program. JPC provides bus passes and vouchers for used clothing and household items.