Free speech under heavy attack in Georgia via both legal and governmental actions. But not only Georgia – in hundreds of actions all around the country.
The WE ACT grassroots organization Peggy Shephard founded in Harlem, New York City has brought extraordinary benefits to the community: they have transformed the once filthy and decrepit Harlem piers into a gem of a neighborhood park, forced the city to upgrade its entire bus fleet to a cleaner diesel system, spearheaded robust community engagement activities and have led initiatives to bring fresh food and cleaner air to residents of upper New York City. In her TedX talk, Shephard tells about these and other of WE ACT’s fantastic accomplishments.
Free community lead awareness sessions given by the EPA. The EPA is offering two types of free lead training sessions.
PEN America & the Brooklyn Public Library (BPL) are co-hosting the first-ever Freedom to Read Advocacy Institute in February 2023! This free, online, 4-week program is open to all high school students nationwide. Apply by Thursday, January 19 – applications close at 11:59 p.m E.T. Learn more & apply.
More information about what the BPL offers students who want to be able to read all types of books – even ones that are banned in some places.
This is a hand signal victims of sexual and domestic violence may use to signal that they are in trouble Bystanders that witness this gesture are encouraged NOT to approach the situation but to call law enforcement right away.
For more information visit https://www.verywellhealth.com/tiktok-distress-hand-signal-5210298
If you’ve ever seen a symbol out there and wondered what it represents, wonder no more. Just turn to the ADL’s Hate on Display™ Hate Symbols Database. It provides “an overview of many of the symbols most frequently used by a variety of white supremacist groups and movements, as well as some other types of hate groups.”
Visit and check if the symbol you’ve seen matches any one used by a hate group.
There are three new policy changes to medical debt recording that the major credit bureaus – Equifax, Experian and TransUnion – have pledged to uphold that can benefit consumers.
Gov. Murphy dedica $9.4M para aliviar problemas con el agua en New Jersey y reducir los impactos del cambio climático
How to get help from the Social Security agency
The Port Authority will cancel $8.25 in commuter toll discounts - and says this is a good thing
Report examines the National Rental Housing Council (NHRC) and the corporate landlords that lead it.
NJ Bag Ban starts May 4 - what you need to know.
New Jersey es el hogar de la quinta población más grande de niños inmigrantes no-acompañados en el país
(TRENTON) – En el 22 de marzo de 2022, la Comisionada Sarah Adelman anunció que el Departamento de Servicios Humanos de New Jersey se ha asociado con Niños en necesidad de defensa (Kids in Need of Defense –KIND, por sus siglas en inglés) para proporcionar asesoramiento jurídico gratuito y coordinación de servicios sociales a los niños y jóvenes migrantes que llegan a New Jersey como menores no acompañados en busca de refugio.
Mobilization to orotect your internet rights starts today on April 4 – Antitrust Day
The Elizabeth Warren wiki includes information on my favorite @SenWarren speech: 'You Didn't Build That On Your Own'