Need help with your individual Sandy issues? Here’s how YOU can help YOU.

Need help with your individual Sandy issues? Here’s how YOU can help YOU. Does NJOP help people? Yes. And no.  The New Jersey Organizing Project actually isn’t a service organization.  When we say “service organization,” picture like – Catholic Charities, Affordable Housing Alliance, Ocean County Long Term Recovery Group.  A service organization is one with Read More »

Of Whales and Wind: A Spate of Deaths Prompts Concerns

Of Whales and Wind: A Spate of Deaths Prompts Concerns | NJ.com | January 18, 2023 By Bob Hennelley  Several of New Jersey’s leading environmental groups urged the Murphy administration not to consider the recent discovery of four dead whales on the Jersey shore since December as grounds to shut down underwater survey work required Read More »

Two new bills for storm recovery in 2023

13 climate change bills and issues N.J. residents should have on their radar in 2023 | NJ.com | January 7, 2023 By Steven Rodas | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com Environmental justice. Electric buses. Plastic. There’s no shortage of environmental-related bills and climate change issues at the top of mind for residents and activists across New Read More »

Advocates in NJ demand fixes from FEMA after Ida aid falls short

Advocates in NJ demand fixes from FMA after Ida aid falls short |  Gothamist | December 16, 2022 By Karen Yi Advocates working with survivors of Hurricane Ida want FEMA to immediately provide more housing assistance to displaced residents in New Jersey. Nine groups sent a letter to FEMA representatives this month, expressing concerns that fewer Read More »

Time runs out too soon for Ida assistance

Time runs out too soon for Ida assistance |  NJ.com | December 12, 2022 By Maryann Morris, Manville As a Hurricane Ida survivor, I was shocked to learn that fewer than 200 displaced Ida survivors in New Jersey are receiving continued rental assistance (up to 18 months) through FEMA. The Gothamist website estimated that more than 19,500 Read More »