In 2017, NJJN members were at the forefront of advancing major youth justice reforms in states and localities around the country. In this snapshot, we highlight a sampling of primarily legislative initiatives that were signed into law in 2017 and … Continued
Note From: NJ ESSA Dear Colleagues, Today, I am proud to present the 2016-17 School Performance Reports, which include more information and are available earlier than ever before. These enhanced reports reflect the NJDOE’s extensive efforts to engage with stakeholders like … Continued
It happened in New Jersey and is happening in Contra Costa County, in the San Francisco Bay Area. A class action lawsuit was filed in August 2013 by Berkeley-based Disability Rights Advocates, on behalf of a teenage girl and two … Continued
Our friends at Families USA have put together a very user-friendly fact sheet that highlights many of the important issues with ACA Replacement. Please utilize for the Town Hall meetings that are occurring and as you speak with your Congressional … Continued
Hatch, Wyden Push to Extend CHIP Funding, Provide Additional Protections Senate Finance Committee Chairman and Ranking Member Propose Five-Year Funding Extension WASHINGTON -Senate Finance Committee Chairman Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) and Ranking Member Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) today announced an agreement to ensure … Continued
No one involved in youth justice reform doubts that family and youth involvement is key to successful outcomes for individual youth, or that their testimony can be incredibly powerful in advancing reform. Examples of either, unfortunately, are somewhat thin on … Continued
Congress has already begun the process of repealing of the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) and it now is on the fast track to include major cuts to the Medicaid programs as part of the replacement plan. The result would be … Continued
Dr. Peter Langman offers a website and free public resource containing over 400 documents (totaling about 57,000 pages) relating to school shootings, school shooters and the prevention of rampage attacks HERE.
Facts for Community Members: Five Essential Steps for First Reponders Information for Prescribers Safety Advice for Patients & Family Members Recovering from Opioid Overdose. Download the SAMHSA Opioid Overdose ToolKit HERE.
OVC is pleased to announce the release of the 2017 National Crime Victims Rights Week (NCVRW) Resource Guide. NCVRW will be commemorated April 28, 2017, and the resource guide promotes this year’s theme, ”Strength. Resilience. Justice.The Guide provides all the materials … Continued