To ensure everyone has access to the Census, the 2020 Census NJ nonprofit coalition and the NJ Department of State are calling on local communities to step up to host Census kiosks during March to June 2020.
Author: Lana Lee
The new NJ Kids Count County Data Dashboard features dozens of measures of child well-being at the state and county level.
Just 67 percent of eligible NJ infants benefit from WIC, compared to 77 percent nationally. For the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP, also known as food stamps), NJ also lags behind, reaching only 57 percent of young children, compare to 66 percent nationally.
Please join me in celebrating this year’s achievements, as we look forward to the work ahead in creating brighter futures for New Jersey’s children.