Parent, guardian & grandparents of children 0 to 5 your voice matters! Network and bond with others that share your same issues to help make change for babies in NJ.
ACNJ has partnered with Senator Joseph Vitale (D-19) and Assemblywoman Yvonne Lopez (D-19) in the introduction of a budget resolution aimed at addressing child care deserts and the inaccessibility of high-quality infant/toddler care in New Jersey.
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.
A new report from ReadyNation estimates that the lack of licensed child care for working parents of infants and toddlers could cost New Jersey’s economy $1.7 billion per year, stemming from lost earnings, productivity and revenue. Read report and op-ed.
Murphy announced that his $32.4 billion spending plan, which would cover October 2020 through June 2021, aimed to “protect gains we have made, [and] at the same time move forward.