This program helped me so much over the last 15 months with emotional and living support in a safe place. (CCWC) encouraged me to be a strong woman, motivated me to move forward in my life.
NJAC focuses on the future. We help people change their lives for the better by providing the respect and resources necessary for them to rewrite the story of their lives in more positive and productive ways.
NJAC offers support and guidance during difficult times of change and uncertainty. We believe that building strong communities means promoting positive and healthy relationships among friends, families, and neighbors. We advocate for our clients whenever needed.
NJAC envisions a world of social equity and the development of just laws that are impartially applied to all people. NJAC believes that though many people are negatively impacted by social inequities, they have the capacity to make changes in their lives, given the tools and support needed.
The incarceration rates disproportionately impact men of color: 1 in every 3 African American men and 1 in every 6 Hispanic men are incarcerated in comparison to 1 in every 17 White men.
1 in 9
1 in 17
1 in 3
1 in 6
1 in 56
1 in 111
1 in 18
1 in 45
Source: Bonczar, T. (2003). Prevalence of Imprisonment in the U.S. Population, 1974-2001. Washington, D.C.:Bureau of Justice Statistics.
We have helped thousands of people in all of the communities that we support. Read through their stories and how their lives have changed for the better.
We will be posting up news and updates about the programs that we provide as well as events that are happening in all of the communities that we help to support. Follow along with New Jersey Association on Correction and how we’re helping to make a difference.