Reclaiming Futures to Host Information Sessions in New Jersey

Reclaiming Futures has been invited by New Jersey Health Initiatives (NJHI), a program of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, to conduct a six-month readiness assessment to determine if Reclaiming Futures can be implemented in New Jersey, with support and funding through NJHI.
Please join us and spread the word about the following information sessions. Participants will learn more about the Reclaiming Futures model and share experiences working with justice-involved youth in New Jersey. 
Tuesday, November 13th, 2012
9 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Westin Mt. Laurel
555 Fellowship Road
Mt. Laurel, NJ 08054
Thursday, November 15th, 2012
9 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Hyatt Morristown
3 Speedwell Avenue
Morristown, NJ 07960
Please RSVP online.
Space is Limited. Register early for your preferred location.

Learning Objectives: 

  • Understand the need for a different approach
  • Learn about the model and benefits of implementing Reclaiming Futures in your community
  • Get information about this opportunity, made possible by funding from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation through its New Jersey Health Initiatives program


  • Juvenile court judges and administrators
  • Adolescent substance abuse and mental health treatment professionals
  • Juvenile justice professionals
  • Community members interested in working with justice-involved youth

Sessions are free to attend and will include continental breakfast and lunch. Parking included.

Questions? Contact LJ Hernandez at or (503) 725-8924.

Susan Richardson is national executive director for Reclaiming Futures. Formerly, she was a senior program officer in the health care division of the Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust in North Carolina, where she led a three-year effort involving the state's juvenile justice and treatment leaders to adopt the Reclaiming Futures model by juvenile courts in six North Carolina counties. She received her B.S. in Public Health, Health Policy and Administration, from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. 

Updated: October 09 2012