New Jersey opens COVID-19 rental assistance applications

New Jersey opens COVID-19 rental assistance applications / The Press of Atlantic / 3/23/21 The pre-application process is open for Phase II of New Jersey’s COVID-19 Emergency Rental Assistance program run by the Department of Community Affairs. The program funds, awarded by a lottery system, will cover up to a year’s rent dating to March Read More »

We need real COVID-19 Relief NOW

We need pandemic relief that meets the moment. The reality is if we want to put an end to this public health and economic crisis, Congress must send trillions of dollars out the door as soon as humanly possible. People need to work safely, pay the rent, they need to put food on the table. Read More »

Gov. Murphy Makes Big COVID Vaccine Pitch In State-Of-The-State

Gov. Murphy Makes Big COVID Vaccine Pitch In State-Of-The-State / Patch.com / 1/12/21 NEW JERSEY — Gov. Phil Murphy set a bold goal for the coronavirus vaccine in his State of the State Address on Tuesday, saying his plan is to “vaccinate every willing New Jersey adult resident” to help get New Jersey back to 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 »

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 »

Groundbreaking COVID-19 Renter and Homeowner Protections Passes NJ Assembly with Bipartisan Support

Groundbreaking COVID-19 Renter and Homeowner Protections Passes NJ Assembly with Bipartisan Support / Insider NJ / 7/30/20 The New Jersey Assembly today voted with bipartisan support to approve legislation which provides protections from foreclosure and eviction for COVID impacted homeowners and tenants. On the bill’s passage, members of the Compassionate NJ collaborative issued the following 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 »

What we need in our time to end the Overdose Crisis

By Eileen Palazza In the time that it takes you to read this article another person in New Jersey will die from an opioid overdose.  And then another and then another.  As mothers and fathers, wives, husbands, sisters and brothers stand by and are helpless to prevent the death of their loved ones, drug corporations Read More »

Standing up for our Homes – COVID Housing Relief

Thanks to Joe Mangino and Carlos Bonilla, members of our organization, for testifying in front of the committee in support the A4226 Mortgage Forbearance and Rental Assistance bill.  Both Joe and Carlos are Superstorm Sandy survivors who have been displaced once from their homes due to the storm and find themselves once again fighting to Read More »