Author: Catherine Felegi2

Mom Congress 2022 – Changing “Mortality into Vitality”

Posted 9/28/2022 By Faryal Najeeb, Parent Leadership Council member Facebook Twitter Linkedin For this year’s Mom Congress in Washington, D.C., approximately 180 women and men from 29 states called for legislators to change “mortality into vitality”.* From September 18th to 20th, delegates gathered to advocate for federal bills to address pivotal issues – the shortage […]

Blog: Poverty Alone Does Not Mean Abuse

Posted 9/19/2022 By Esther Thomas, ACNJ Legal Intern, Summer ’22 Facebook Twitter Linkedin Over the past several years, those working on child abuse and neglect cases have raised public awareness concerning the overrepresentation of children of color involved with child protective services. This is not just an issue in New Jersey – it is a […]

Safe Babies Court Team Approach is Working in NJ: Time to Expand

Posted 9/16/2022 By Mary Coogan, ACNJ Vice President The hard work and commitment of those involved in New Jersey’s child welfare system including Division of Child Protection and Permanency (CP&P) staff, department leadership, attorneys, caretakers, service providers, judges, court staff and court volunteers has resulted in a steady and significant reduction in the number of […]