Changemaker Project

Juvenile Justice: R.T.’s Story

March 20, 2014 The following is a client narrative from the Post-Disposition Advocacy Project (“the Clinic”). For more on this important issue, click here. R.T., age 17, was involved in a fight with another resident at the Juvenile Medium Secure…

Juvenile Justice: Q.D.’s Story

March 20, 2014 The following is a client narrative from the Post-Disposition Advocacy Project (“the Clinic”). For more on this important issue, click the “Juvenile Justice” tag below. Q.D., age 19, while in custody of the Juvenile Justice Commission, was…

Juvenile Justice: L.B.’s Story

March 20, 2014 The following is a client narrative from the Post-Disposition Advocacy Project (“the Clinic”).  For more on this important issue, click the “Juvenile Justice” tag below.  L.B., age 18, is a special education child with a below 80…

NJ Jumps to 37th Nationally for School Breakfast

February 5, 2014 Good news!  Our friends and partners at Advocates for Children of New Jersey (ACNJ) report that, “after being nearly last in the nation for years, New Jersey jumped to 37th place for serving more children from low-income…

Help Us Stop Human Trafficking

January 27, 2014 This past weekend, hundreds of volunteers from across New Jersey – including many from the Community Foundation – worked to prepare hotels in the vicinity of the Meadowlands to stop human trafficking and forced prositution during the…

CFNJ Donors Fight Human Trafficking with Soap

August 7, 2013 The Community Foundation of New Jersey first started talking about combating human trafficking in New Jersey last year in an aptly titled piece, “Human Trafficking Comes to New Jersey.”  There we told you that New Jersey’s proximity…