Fair Districts New Jersey released its final report, Drawing New Lines: How Advocates in New Jersey Put Communities on the Redistricting Map.
Final Report on Fair Redistricting in New Jersey
Resources from Imagine More
This series brought together one of the largest and most diverse lineups of New Jersey organizations and voices from across the ideological spectrum to develop an action plan for racial justice and reparations. Participants include national thought leaders, philanthropic and community-based organizations, policy advocates, jurists, and local activists who have been directly impacted by injustice. View materials and recordings from the series here.
Fourth Quarter Grants Awarded
The Fund for New Jersey is proud to announce that for the fourth quarter of 2022, it has awarded grants in the total amount of $442,000 to advance public policies in the areas environmental justice, economic equity, health equity, and public media. Read the full press release here.
October - November Grantee News
To learn more about recent efforts by The Fund's grantees, read our October - November 2022 grantee news update.
Remembering Governor James Florio
The Trustees and staff of The Fund for New Jersey honor the legacy and mourn the loss of our longtime Trustee Governor James Florio, who died September 25, 2022. We extend our deepest condolences to Governor Florio’s wife Lucinda, his family, and his friends. Gov. Florio will be profoundly missed by all of us at The Fund for New Jersey. For more information, read the full announcement here.
Third Quarter Grants Awarded
The Fund for New Jersey is proud to announce that for the third quarter of 2022, it has awarded grants in the total amount of $515,000 to advance public policies in the areas of lead poisoning prevention, public education, and anti-poverty. Read the full press release here.
The Fund for NJ Reaffirms Commitment to Racial Justice, Dedicates Additional Funding to Advance Racial Justice in NJ
In the wake of George Floyd's death and the protests that followed, the Trustees of The Fund for New Jersey have issued a statement that reaffirms The Fund's commitment to achieving racial justice in New Jersey through investment in policy reforms in housing, education, criminal justice, economic justice, and public health. The statement provides data and analysis on the interconnected crises of structural racism and COVID-19 in New Jersey. Read the full press release here and the full statement here.
Democracy in New Jersey
There are many reasons to cheer New Jersey's democratic well-being and there are also reasons to worry. There are many opportunities for action in increasing representation in redistricting, the safety and access of voting and voting systems in the state, and other areas of democratic importance. Read the full policy paper here.