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2015 AJFCA Annual Conference
Goodman Award Winning Session

building community together 

Right In Our Backyard   
 Plan to attend the 2015 AJFCA Annual Conference Session, Right in our Backyard, the 2015 Goodman Award Winning Program from Samost Jewish Family & Children's Service of Southern New Jersey on Monday, May 4th at 10:15am.

This community awareness program focuses on the prevention of opiate addiction by highlighting the prevalence of this issue to the local Jewish community, normalizing discussions on the topic, sharing warning signs and offering safe and accessible ways to seek guidance and help. Participants will learn about the major components of the program as well as how it is funded and administered and will gain knowledge of how to replicate Right in our Backyard within their own communities. 


Marla Meyers, Executive Director, Samost Jewish Family & Children's    Service of Southern New Jersey

Gregg B. Wolfe, RPR, Program Sponsor and Participant (as a parent who lost his son, Justin, to heroin addiction), CEO & President of Kaplan, Leamon & Wolfe Court Reporters. Mr. Wolfe also established Squash the Secret, a non-profit organization, dedicated to creating awareness among the parents in our community regarding the dangers of heroin/opiate abuse, educating the community that addiction is a disease, and preventing further addiction-related deaths.
Early bird registration ends Friday, March 27th.  
Register for the 2015 AJFCA Annual Conference today!

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