Sandy Families Celebrate Action on Clawbacks

New Jersey families battling Sandy grant clawbacks for years welcomed Congressman Kim and Pallone’s introduction of the “Security After Sandy Act” in the House of Representatives today and applaud Senator Menendez’s upcoming introduction in the Senate.  With the fiscal trouble facing families, municipalities, New Jersey and our nation due to the economic impact of COVID-19, Read More »

Sandy recovery groups find new mission with COVID-19

Sandy recovery groups find new mission with COVID-19 – by Michelle Brunetti Post, Press of AC Two groups that formed to help victims of 2012’s Superstorm Sandy recover are turning their crisis-handling skills to COVID-19, and are seeing the need for financial aid as primary this time. Organizers for OCNJ C.A.R.E. and the New Jersey Read More »

How Our Country Talks About The War On Drugs Is Backwards

How Our Country Talks About The War On Drugs Is Backwards by Joy Blackwood – OurFuture​“How our country talks about the war on drugs is backwards,” said Kassandra Frederique, in her opening remarks to the first-ever convening of the People’s Action Overdose Crisis Cohort in Washington, D.C.“Criminalization of drug use and drug prohibition was no accident.” Read More »

Sandy contractor fraud is still a problem — NJ bill tries to help

Sandy contractor fraud is still a problem — NJ bill tries to help by Dino Flammia, New Jersey 101.5 ​More than seven years since Superstorm Sandy made landfall and decimated the Jersey Shore, victims of contractor fraud are still struggling to be made whole. A bill getting its final vote in Trenton on Monday would Read More »

Superstorm Sandy Families Applaud New Opportunities for Recovery

Superstorm Sandy Families Applaud New Opportunities for Recovery – by Victoria Ford, Sandpaper – April 10th 2019 With Monday’s announcement of up to $100 million in disaster aid to be redirected to help 957 families still stuck in the construction phase of the Reconstruction, Rehabilitation, Elevation and Mitigation program came a flood of relief for Read More »