Be a Voice for Kids!

Help us send the message that kids must be a top priority.

Ten Easy Ways to Help NJ Children

Children can’t vote. They have no political influence. And they can’t tell our state leaders what they need. That’s why we need caring people like you to speak up for kids to make a real difference in their lives. Help us send the message that children must be a top priority for our local, county, state and federal elected officials and other leaders.

1. Stay informed. Sign up to receive ACNJ’s monthly Advocate Alerts.

2. Connect on social media. Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.

3. Tell your friends. Share our e-mails and social media posts with your friends, colleagues and others. Encourage them to get involved.

4. Take action. Join our Action Alerts list to easily send messages to your elected officials and other key decision-makers on behalf of children.

5. Attend an event.  ACNJ holds events throughout the year. Check our events page for upcoming activities.

6. Use ACNJ’s Advocacy Toolkit to create change in your own backyard.

7. Reach out to media. It is critical to bring public attention to problems facing New Jersey’s children and families. Here are tips for communicating with the media.

8. Contact your elected officials. They have the power to enact laws and policies that help kids. Let your officials know that kids need to be a top priority. Tips for communicating with elected officials.  Find your elected officials.

9. Follow our 12 steps to advocacy.

10. Donate. We accept no government funding for our advocacy work. This enables us to be independent and non‐political. Your support makes this possible. Please consider a tax‐deductible, online donation today.