Author: Eloisa Hernandez-Ramos

Lessons learned in engaging and supporting New Jersey’s hard-to-reach child care community

In early 2022, Advocates for Children of New Jersey (ACNJ) received funding from several national associations to support and engage child care providers who were less likely to apply for the stabilization grant funds, including family child care providers, small child care centers, providers who speak a language other than English and faith‐based programs. The […]

Take Action: Urge Congress to support new legislation for home visiting services by Oct. 1

The Maternal Infant and Early Childhood Home Visiting (MIECHV) Program, the primary source of funding for New Jersey’s robust home visiting system, is set to expire on September 30, 2022. If it is not reauthorized by October 1, more than 5,000 New Jersey families annually will lose effective home visiting services that improve children’s health, […]

Urge Congress to support home visiting services by reauthorizing MIECHV by Oct. 1

The Maternal Infant and Early Childhood Home Visiting (MIECHV) Program, the primary source of funding for New Jersey’s robust home visiting system, is set to expire. If MIECHV is not reauthorized by October 1, more than 5,000 NJ families annually could lose effective home visiting services that improve children’s health, school readiness and economic security. […]