Category: Infants and Toddlers

Governor Signs Thriving by Three Act to Increase Infant/Toddler Child Care.

Today, Governor Murphy signed the Thriving by Three Act, which includes bills S2476 and A4179, into law. With widespread support, this legislation passed unanimously in both houses. Special thanks to our early childhood champions Senate Majority Leader M. Teresa Ruiz and Assembly Speaker Craig Coughlin, who were the bill’s main sponsors. This legislation will: bring […]

Changing the Trajectory of a Mental Health Crisis: It’s Time New Jersey Makes Infant Mental Health a Priority

Posted 5/24/2022 By Hannah Korn-Heilner ACNJ Outreach and Policy Associate and Nya Earrusso MSW Student Intern/Leontine Young Fellow Over the past two years, the nation has seen an increase in rates of mental health concerns among children, exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic and racial inequities. In response, a National State of Emergency in Children’s Mental […]