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.