Author: Lana Lee

#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 […]

Governor’s Proposed Budget Includes Big Wins for Kids and Families

On February 28, 2023, Governor Murphy delivered his sixth state budget address, outlining his major initiatives for the FY2024 budget, “expanding affordability, promoting fiscal responsibility, and creating world-class opportunities for everyone to succeed in the Next New Jersey.” Read the State of NJ Budget in Brief While the Governor’s $53.1 billion proposed budget focuses heavily […]

ACNJ 7th Annual Breakfast Celebration

It was wonderful seeing new and familiar faces at ACNJ’s annual breakfast last week! More than 275 people celebrated with us! In addition to recognizing ACNJ’s wins for children, the event included raffle prizes, special remarks from Senate Majority Leader M. Teresa Ruiz who energized the audience and a thought-provoking panel focused on the mental […]

Promoting Preventive Health Among New Jersey’s Children

One study indicates that missed visits were reported more for certain age groups than others–with nearly half of children ages 2-6 and 7-12 missing well-visits. Comparatively, roughly a quarter of parents of children under age 2 reported missing a routine visit. The same study indicated a higher prevalence of missed visits among Hispanic children in comparison to other racial groups; non-Hispanic Black children had the lowest rate of missed visits.