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Mass Incarceration: Outreach Opportunities

A number of organizations are engaged in the three focus areas of our task force. We encourage you to connect with one of these organizations. Invite others to join you in these volunteer opportunities.

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Pre-Incarceration


Life Ties

Mentoring teens

www.lifeties.org

Teri Triano-Davis, Mentor Coordinator, 609.671.0040, ttriano-davis@lifeties.org


Isles Youth Institute

Mentoring or tutoring youth

www.isles.org

609.341.4700, volunteer@isles.org


Westminster Presbyterian Church

Get SET program: after school program for K-8, M-F 3-5:45 p.m.; homework help, mentoring, crafts

www.wpctrenton.com

Rev. Karen Hernandez-Granzen, 609.498.7419, karisuhg@aol.com


Incarceration


Certificate in Theology & Ministry: Inside

Outside students (anyone can apply) agree to meet weekly, for 19 weeks, alongside inmates also enrolled in this Princeton Theological Seminary program at Garden State Youth Correctional Facility in Bordentown, NJ.

www.ptsem.edu/discover/con-ed/certificate-in-theology-and-ministry-inside.


Petey Greene Program

GED tutoring at Albert C. Wagner Youth Correctional Facility or Garden State Youth Correction

Weekly time commitment of 7:30-10:30 a.m. or 12:30-3:30 p.m. Tuesdays door-to-door from Princeton University campus.

www.peteygreene.org

Bill Stoltzfus, (NPC Member) 609.577.7110, w.a.stoltzfus@gmail.com


Pen Pal Letter-writing

Marcia Van Dyke, (NPC Member) 609.924.7597, mvandyck1@gmail.com

Mary Beth Charters, 609.937.6318, mbc4695@gmail.com


Post-Incarceration


NeighborCorps Re-Entry Services

Become a mentor for a returning citizen

www.neighborcorpsreentry.org

Austin Morreale, 732.675.1452, austin.neighborcorps@gmail.com


Trenton Area Soup Kitchen (T.A.S.K.)

Tutoring adults, mornings or afternoons.

www.trentonsoupkitchen.org

Kelly Hansen (609.695.5456, x.107, kellyh@trentonsoupkitchen.org


Other


Campaign to End the New Jim Crow

Meetings 1st Tuesday of the month, Lawrenceville Public Library, 2751 Brunswick Pike, Lawrenceville, NJ 08648

endnewjimcrownj.org

www.facebook.com/CENJCPNJ/


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