View our 2022 Wins for Children As we reflect on this year’s achievements, and look to opportunities ahead, we know our wins for children would not be possible without our many supporters and partners. Please consider making a donation to help us continue our work to ensure every child has the chance to grow up […]
Category: About ACNJ
Dear Friend, As Chair of the Board of Trustees for Advocates for Children of New Jersey (ACNJ), we are announcing that after 38 years of service, current President and CEO Cecilia Zalkind will retire at the end of the year. During her tenure, Ceil has been one of New Jersey’s most influential leaders and greatest […]
Once again, President and CEO Cecilia Zalkind has made Insider NJ’s 2022 Insider 100: Policymakers Power List! This year, she ranks 34 for her work in child welfare, early care and education and health care in New Jersey. Cecilia has dedicated 38 years of service to ACNJ, elevating the voices of children and families to […]
ACNJ’s staff is committed to the well-being of children throughout the Garden State, both during working hours and in their free time. Our talented group recognizes the importance of continued advocacy, driving change and encouraging equitable access to supports for all children, regardless of their zip code. Recently, Health Policy Analyst Alana Vega and Staff […]
The ACNJ family mourns the passing of Gail Houlihan, a founding member of ACNJ’s Board of Trustees and a true child advocate.