Tell your Rep: Invest in our families!

Tell your Reps: Invest in our Families! Congress is debating historic infrastructure investments right now in care, jobs, and resources to prepare our communities for flooding and future storms. We need to make sure our elected officials understand our communities’ priorities and that we bring these critical investments home. Take action now by signing our Read More »

Finish the Job: Forgive Sandy Clawbacks

It’s been almost 9 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. Many are home but being asked to pay back funding they received by the state grant program RREM. Both individual Read More »

Are you with us? NJOP 2021 Elections Scorecard

Learn More About OurRating Scale Are You With Us? 2021 Election Scorecard By the NJOP Elections Committee Welcome to “Are you with us? NJOP 2021 Elections Scorecard.”  Huge thanks to Chris and Meghan, the entire NJOP elections committee, and all the candidates who responded to our questionnaires for their work on this. Here are key Read More »

Tipos de ayuda para la recuperación de tormentas

Tipos de ayuda para la recuperación de tormentas View in English » INSCRÍBASE AQUÍ PARA UNIRSE A NUESTRA LISTA DE ACCIONES Todos conectamos con FEMA Si bien tiene seguro o no – FEMA es un punto de partida clave para los sobrevivientes de una tormenta. Pueden ayudar con vivienda provisional y subvenciones adicionales, particularmente para Read More »

The kinds of storm recovery aid

The kinds of storm recovery aid Ver en español » 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 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 »