Let’s Get Sandy Families Home

It’s been 8 long years since Superstorm Sandy. In those years, some of us were able to get home, others lost their homes forever, and some of us are still fighting to get home. Two years ago, on the 6th Sandy Anniversary, we stood with Governor Murphy as a new $50 million supplemental funding program Read More »

Keep families Home for the Holidays.

As the holiday season approaches us, families are still struggling to keep a roof over their heads. The Covid pandemic has impacted New Jersayans to extreme levels and the numbers are once again on the rise. It’s hard enough to survive the times we are living in but now we have to explain to our Read More »

8 Years Since Sandy: Weary but Determined

Over these eight years we have experienced so much as an organization and won so many things, including rental assistance programs, a Mortgage forbearance, and supplemental funding. But Sandy families are still struggling to get home, and most of our communities are no better prepared for storms and rising seas than we were in 2012. Read More »

We endorse Congressman Kim for CD3!

NJOP is a non-profit grassroots organization made up of people like you.  We build community power to win the solutions we need.  Nothing about us without us. If we’re not part of figuring out solutions and fighting for our families and communities – then they’re not likely to be real solutions that work for us. Read More »

Community Captains Make a Difference

When COVID hit, we knew we were going to have to find new ways to meet people where they are in another disaster.  We wanted to battle the isolation and shame we have seen stop people facing disasters share their experiences and come together for solutions.  We want to thank the amazing 18 captains we Read More »

Care Our Communities Deserve

REGISTER NOW Join us and special guest Congressman Andy Kim on Monday, August 31st at 5pm, International Overdose Awareness Day, for Care our Communities Deserve: A Roundtable for Affordable Drugs and Treatments.  We’ll have a community discussion about the solutions we’re fighting for to lower the cost of prescription drugs, increase access to medically assisted Read More »

Not One More

REGISTER NOW Before we were facing the COVID-19 pandemic, New Jerseyans were facing another disaster – the overdose crisis. And now amid COVID-19, we are experiencing an uptick in overdose deaths across New Jersey and the US. In just the first few months of 2020, New Jersey has seen an increase in overdose deaths by Read More »

Protecting our communities from storms in the COVID-19 era

By Alison Arne When Hurricane Irene hit New Jersey in 2011, my family evacuated from Western Atlantic County.  Because we lived inland, it came as a complete surprise when, in the middle of the night, first responders knocked on the door.  They told us that we didn’t have to go, but at a certain point Read More »

We are one step closer to Clawback Forgiveness

By Jody Stewart UPDATE: Congressman Van Drew has signed on to the HR6765 “Security after Sandy” Act.Thank you all for making calls, and emailing, and sharing your stories.  Because of YOUR efforts an additional co-sponsor – Congressman Van Drew – signed on to HR6765!  It’s also very exciting because we now have bi-partisan support – Read More »