NJ showed an increase in the child uninsured rate, but it was below the national average. It also shows that the uninsured rate for Hispanic/Latino children under 19 was 6.8 percent compared to NJ’s overall uninsured rate of 4.3 percent.
ACNJ urges the Legislature to consider carefully the impact of reducing or eliminating these programs and, more importantly, whether there are systems in place to ensure that children and families will continue to be served.
Census Household Pulse Survey helps provide a snapshot of key economic, health, nutrition, education and housing indicators for families.
This town hall was held to address the ways that systemic racism has impacted maternal health and what that has meant for many mothers of color over time and during the Covid-19 pandemic.
A big thanks to our advocates for raising their voices, and to Tammy Murphy for helping make New Jersey a safer, healthier, and more supportive place for babies and their families!