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April 2016
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Governor Christie commits $10 million for lead abatement

Yesterday Governor Christie announced that $10 million will be allocated in the existing 2016 budget for lead remediation for low- and middle-income homes. ACNJ has worked with other advocates to support legislation initiated by Senator Ronald L. Rice to adequately finance the Lead Hazard Control Assistance Fund.  ACNJ thanks the Governor for restoring this funding. 

Read the story on nj.com.

Lots of legislative activity in Trenton

March was a busy month for ACNJ at the state house. Staff testified before several committees on legislation concerning early learning, child care, funds for lead abatement and the budget.

Read ACNJ’s testimonies.

ACNJ to be honored at La Casa de Don Pedro dinner on April 27

ACNJ is honored to be recognized by La Casa de Don Pedro at their annual La Casa es Su Casa event together with Education Law Center, Barbara Reisman, Nancy E. Rivera and Senator M. Teresa Ruiz.  The theme of the event at the NJ PAC on Wednesday, April 27, will be “The Early Childhood Education Journey”

Learn more about La Casa de Don Pedro’s event.

Space Available in ACNJ building

ACNJ has two rental spaces available for nonprofit organizations in our building at 35 Halsey Street at the corner of Bleeker Street. The ground floor unit is 1,926 square feet with a large open space, kitchen and loft-level offices. The second space is an office share on our 4th floor – 400 square feet, fully furnished with an enclosed office, large room with 4 private cubicles, small conference room and shared kitchen. There are two pay-parking lots nearby. For more information regarding the rent or to see the space, please contact Carla Ross, ACNJ Operations Director, at 973-643-3876 or e-mail cross@acnj.org.

ACNJ is hiring!

ACNJ is seeking a media relations manager.

Read more about the position and application deadline.

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