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Human Services

Join Commissioner Norbut Beyer of the New Jersey Department of Children and Families for a candid discussion focusing on current priority areas within NJDCF and possible opportunities for New Jersey’s philanthropic community to partner with state government on areas of mutual concern.

Audience: All Funders

Learn about how to obtain a fair and accurate Census count for those experiences homelessness, people in group quarters like nursing homes, and highly mobile populations. 

Audience: All Funders

As the City of Newark develops a comprehensive plan to address homelessness, join us to hear from the city’s Director of the Department of Health and Community Wellness, Dr. Mark Wade, practitioners, and content experts on a collaborative path forward.

Audience: All Funders

Join Commissioner Elizabeth Connolly of the New Jersey Department of Human Services (DHS) for a discussion focusing on current DHS priority areas and possible opportunities for grantmakers to partner with state government on areas of mutual concern.

Audience: All Funders

Join your grantmaking colleagues from across the state for a timely conversation about emerging trends for immigrants in New Jersey, philanthropy and our shared prosperity.

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The number of people living in poverty in the Garden State is now at its highest level in almost 30 years; a figure which has grown more since the end of the recession than during the actual downturn. As a result, New Jersey now has one of the highest poverty rates in the nation.

Release Date: July 20, 2015

The United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey (UWGPSNJ) will invest $50,000 in New Jersey's non-emergency helpline NJ211 to ensure local residents impacted by layoffs and casino closings make the connection to help.

News Type: News
Audience: All Funders
Topic: Grantmaking