Author: Lana Lee

April 2023 Update – Message from Mary

Posted 1/13/2023 Mary Coogan, Esq. ACNJ Pres/CEO ACNJ: One Mission, Many Faces On March 29th, ACNJ staff and board hosted a celebration for ACNJ former president Cecilia Zalkind, acknowledging her nearly four decades of advocacy on behalf of children and families. Ceil certainly felt the love in the room, as stories were shared by staff, […]

New Jersey’s Child Care Crisis Highlighted in the News

From participating a roundtable discussion with Congresswoman Mikie Sherrill to sharing her insight with news radio NJ 101.5, ACNJ Senior Policy Analyst Cynthia Rice recently spoke on the state’s child care crisis. The high cost for parents and a child care staffing shortage were cited as the the two main reasons parents struggle to the […]

#ReimagineChildCare B-I-N-G-O for Week of the Young Child!

It’s one of our favorite times of the year! Celebrate #WeekOfTheYoungChild with us! Download our bingo game and complete three tasks throughout the week to win a prize. Once you reach BINGO or if you have any questions, contact the Reimagine Child Care Coordinator Aaliyah Roulhac at for more info! #ReimagineChildCare #WOYC23 Remember to […]

Check out ACNJ’s “About Us” Brochure/Handout

ADVOCATES FOR CHILDREN OF NEW JERSEY Investments in our children reap results. Not just for one child, but for thousands of children all over New Jersey. That is why Advocates for Children of New Jersey, in partnership with parents and community members, works with local, state, and federal leaders to develop solutions that will give […]