Category: Home Visitation

Tell Congress to Pass the Build Back Better Bill

Tell Your Members of Congress to Get the Job Done! On Thursday, President Biden announced a final framework for his Build Back Better bill, which will provide transformative change for our nation’s children and families. The bill is described as the most important federal legislative win for children since the 1960s and 1970s, when Medicaid, […]

Join the Celebration! Sustaining the Essential Role of the Caregiver

From October 18th to October 22nd, ACNJ and our partners will be elevating the importance of supporting babies and their caretakers. This year’s theme is “Sustaining the Essential Role of the Caregiver.” Caregivers have been essential in the lives of our youngest, ensuring their social-emotional well-being while struggling through a pandemic themselves. We want to […]

Celebrating New Jersey’s New Universal Home Visiting Law

By Cecilia Zalkind, ACNJ President/CEO Cecilia Zalkind (R) with ACNJ Parent Advocate Alice Lu (L) at the bill signing event It’s official! Last week, Governor Murphy signed the universal home visiting bill (S690/A4530) into law, guaranteeing new parents at least one free home visit from a nurse within two weeks of their child’s birth, with […]