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 »

The kinds of storm recovery aid

The kinds of storm recovery aid join our action list We all connect with FEMA  Whether or not you have insurance – FEMA is a key starting place for storm survivors.  They can help with temporary housing and additional grants, particularly to cover gaps where there wasn’t insurance.  See the FEMA section below for more Read More »

Jersey City: No tenemos agua caliente, ¿qué hacemos?

Jersey City: No tenemos agua caliente, ¿qué hacemos? By James Rosenstein-Miembro de la Junta de NJO View in English » James y Staci Berger de HCDNNJ en Union City Cuando pegó la tormenta Ida, se inundó el sótano de mi edificio de apartamentos y los calentadores de agua de quedaron destruidos. Durante casi dos semanas Read More »

Jersey City: We don’t have hot water, so what’d we do?

Jersey City: We don’t have hot water, so what’d we do? By James Rosenstein-Hopkins, NJOP Board member Ver en español » James and Staci Berger from HCDNNJ in Union City When Ida hit, the basement of my apartment building flooded and the water heaters of my building were ruined. For almost two weeks to date, Read More »

See you this September!

We’re getting together in person! Our elections committee is hosting voter outreach events in September and October, and we’d love to see you. Please come out and join us if you’re excited about reaching out to unregistered and inactive voters (I know I am) or even if you just want to say hi in person Read More »

Tips from Flood Survivors for Flood Survivors

Document everything and look for helpful documents: We know, you just walked into a gut punch of a wreck that was/is your home or business.  You want to find the baby pictures – grandmother’s wedding ring.  Maybe you just go into mode and start cleaning to help you cope.  But here’s the disaster survivor’s version Read More »

LD10 Democrats Host Virtual Panel on Healing and Recovery

LD10 Democrats Host Virtual Panel on Healing and Recovery / Insider NJ / 8/2/2021 On Tuesday evening, July 27th, at 7:00 PM, the Democratic team of Mammano, Kono and Quilter for Legislative District 10 hosted a virtual panel discussion on Healing and Recovery in the Post-Pandemic World. One of the candidates’ platform issues is to Read More »

Pallone, Watson Coleman, Kim Applaud House Passage of Appropriations Bill that Provides Relief for Families Still Recovering from Sandy

Pallone, Watson Coleman, Kim Applaud House Passage of Appropriations Bill that Provides Relief for Families Still Recovering from Sandy / Office of Congressman Frank Pallone / 7/29/2021 Washington, DC – Representatives Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06), Bonnie Watson Coleman (NJ-12), and Andy Kim (NJ-03) today applauded House passage of an appropriations bill that provides relief for Read More »

Groups lobby state for American Rescue Plan billions

Groups lobby state for American Rescue Plan billions / Press of AC / 7/28/2021 Michele Brunetti Post In the second of the Murphy administration’s two online hearings about how the state should spend its $6.2 billion American Rescue Plan grant, representatives of teachers, essential workers, business owners, undocumented workers and more asked for millions for Read More »