Category: Library Document

ACNJ Participates in Child Care Site Visit/Roundtable with Congresswoman Mikie Sherrill (CD-11)

Facebook Twitter Linkedin ACNJ staff members (Shadaya Bennett and Keith Hadad) participated in a congressional site visit and round table discussion on child care workforce compensation at Sandy Lane Nursery in Belleville with Congresswoman Mikie Sherrill (CD-11), Assemblywoman Carmen Morales and Assemblyman Michael Venezia. Organized by New Jersey Association for the Education of Young Children […]

Did you know reports of bias-based incidents in N.J. schools have increased by 400% since 2018?

Facebook Twitter Linkedin By Olivia Carrara Leontine Young Fellow For more information on this topic, contact ACNJ’s staff attorney, Nina Peckman, Esq., at Since 2013, the New Jersey Anti-Bullying Task Force has been collecting and reporting data on the prevalence of harassment, intimidation, and bullying (HIB) in N.J. schools. The newest report, released at […]

ACNJ and U.S. Rep Gottheimer Host Roundtable to Discuss Child Care Funding as Federal COVID-Relief Runs Out

Facebook Twitter Linkedin Federal dollars through the American Rescue Plan Act (ARP) Stabilization Grants kept child care centers from closing, but the temporary aid, which expired in September 2023, was a short-term fix to a long-standing problem and robust funding is needed to create a sustainable child care infrastructure, according to advocates at a roundtable […]

Petition to invest in New Jersey’s child care infrastructure

Facebook Twitter Linkedin It’s budget season in Trenton. Lawmakers are deciding how to spend public funds for the state’s resources, programs, and services! Add your name to the growing list of parents, caregivers, and advocates urging the state legislature to make strong investments in New Jersey’s child care infrastructure. By simply providing your name and […]