At the NJ NAACP Annual Convention, members and attendees discussed how to make the most of the upcoming midterm elections for the black community.
A national report from the Food Research & Action Center found the number of New Jersey children receiving after school meals through two federal programs is increasing. However, advocates say the ...
Newark Public Library is the latest to participate in a program to help those who are blind or visually impaired tap into the wealth of knowledge available to others.
Paterson Great Falls YouthBuild celebrated a graduation ceremony where many students expressed gratitude for the opportunities the program offered them. YouthBuild is a national program that 16- to ...
The state touts alternatives to incarceration for the shrinking juvenile population.
Audience members were eager to hear what their fellow alumni had to say in the wake of Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s controversial confirmation hearing.
Students say changes to Rutgers' sexual harassment policy is a good first step.
Vendors at a women veteran’s workshop in Newark provided help with employment, living arrangements and resources for survivors of sexual assault.
Building a Culture of Health in Newark conference met for the second year. Believe in a Healthy Newark initiative was among the leaders and advocated for best practices around healthy homes, fitness, ...
The lieutenant governor and attorney general joined graduates at a Juvenile Justice Commission commencement.
A Port Authority vote boosts airport workers' minimum wage to the highest in the nation.
The lack of access to healthy, affordable food is a problem for about 1.5 million New Jerseyans, according to the USDA. Organizations are making a concerted effort to change that through technical ...
According to a new report from the State Commission on Investigations, juvenile gangs are eclipsing adult crews in violence and criminality.
It's not about spending more money on addiction treatment, but using it more effectively -- according to a new report by the New Jersey Reentry Corporation.
Guided by real life stories, "Anytown" hopes to educate young people about the impact opioid abuse is having on their communities.