Act now to support the Liberty State Park Protection Act

Protect Liberty State

Act now to protect the open space and wildlife habitat areas of Liberty State Park with the LSP Protection Act currently making its way through the New Jersey Legislature.

Rent assistance fund opens today July 28! ¡Asistencia para pagar su renta!

https://www.consumerfinance.gov/coronavirus/mortgage-and-housing-assistance/renter-protections/find-help-with-rent-and-utilities/

Are you a renter having trouble paying your housing costs — or a landlord trying to help tenants who arebehind in their rent? Billions of dollars in federal aid from the American Rescue Plan are finally available. On July 28 (today), local programs will begin to deliver assistance to help renters keep their homes.

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) has a Rental Assistance Finder to identify rental assistance in your area. At this page, you can apply for help and learn about other options that might be available. If you can’t find a program in your area, call 2-1-1 or your local housing authority for assistance. read more

Overlook the potty language and focus on Chinatown Meat Boy’s awesome humanity

47 Division Street NYC

Overlook the potty language and focus on Chinatown Meat Boy's awesome humanity. A butcher shop owner helping to feed the commnity's vulnerable.

A ‘former bastard cop’ says demilitarizing police and investing in communities can heal society

Militarized police

A 'former bastard cop' says demilitarizing police and investing in communities can heal society #p2

One guy found a way to get PPE masks – and he’s selling them

Camels on Su Pro splash page

David Su PPE gets PPE from around the world (even the elusive KN95). And then sells them. Prices are reasonable.

Gov. Murphy signs Executive Order allowing NJ tenants to pay back rent with security deposits

Governor Murphy

Gov. Murphy signs Executive Order allowing NJ tenants to pay back rent with security deposits

Fascinating, disturbing and important truths about the coronavirus’ impact on Black America

Keeanga-Yamahtta-Taylor

Fascinating, disturbing and important truths about the coronavirus' impact on Black America

Sin someter una declaración de renta al IRS usted puede todavía recibir un cheque de estímulo

IRS page for non-filers

Aún los que no estén obligados someter una declaración de renta al IRS pueden calificarse para recibir su cheque de estímulo llenando el formulario en la página web del IRS.

NJEDA announces launch dates to apply for grants for businesses impacted by COVID-19

NJEDA announces launch dates to apply for grants for businesses impacted by COVID-19

Recursos para la epoca del coronavirus | Coronavirus outbreak resources

Hands holding heart

Recursos para la enfermedad coronavirus | Coronavirus outbreak resources

Cómo hablar con un oficial del Departmento de Salud de New Jersey sobre el virus Covid-19

NJ DOH

Cómo hablar con un oficial del Departmento de Salud de New Jersey sobre el virus Covid-19 #p2

Both the State of New Jersey and the City of Newark are offering relief for tenants

Both the State of New Jersey and the City of Newark are offering relief for tenants

Newark Mayor to Trump: Forget the wall, fix the water system

In open letter, Mayor Baraka calls on President Trump to fix nation’s failing water infrastructure rather than pursuing a manufactured border crisis #p2

You’re not ready to know all that Google and Facebook know about us

What Google & FB have on you ss
Source: Dylan Curran’s article on The Guardian

It’s awe-inspiring and terrifying to know how much Google and Facebook know about us: where we go, what time we go to the gym, what you’ve searched, what searches you’ve deleted, what apps you use, what you and your friends talk about, and more. Dylan Curran, writing in The Guardian, says,

They can access your webcam and microphone
The data they collect includes tracking where you are, what applications you have installed, when you use them, what you use them for, access to your webcam and microphone at any time, your contacts, your emails, your calendar, your call history, the messages you send and receive, the files you download, the games you play, your photos and videos, your music, your search history, your browsing history, even what radio stations you listen to. read more