During his fiscal year 2025 budget address, Murphy promised to address predatory medical debt collection, which he said plagues people in need.
The law introduces a Community Crisis Response Advisory Council and a pilot program in six counties: Essex, Mercer, Middlesex, Passaic, Hudson, and Camden.
Supporters say will tackle the challenges faced by individuals living with sickle cell disease — which significantly affects Black Americans compared to other groups.
Jersey City Municipal Council failed to pass a resolution on Dec. 6 calling for a ceasefire in Gaza despite pleas from some community members. Supporters said the primarily symbolic resolution would demonstrate New Jersey’s second-largest city’s commitment to a peaceful solution in
A major contribution from the Hummingbird Foundation has set Camden FireWorks’ ambitious project in motion: a strategic planning endeavor for a new public art program called ‘Art in the Commons.’ In collaboration with Forecast Public Art, FireWorks aims to weave an equitable,
Williams played alongside drummer Lenny White, saxophonist Bruce Williams, and pianist Brandon McCune, with whom Buster Williams delivered a stirring duo performance of Stevie Wonder’s “Isn’t She Lovely.”
Tennyson Donyea, Black In Jersey’s founder and creative visionary, was named “Partner of The Year” for “exceptional contributions to the NJ News Commons.”
“Operation: Combat Financial Illiteracy" is an initiative to address information gaps in Camden by equipping natives with knowledge about money management.
Yocontalie Jackson and Morgan Lloyd light up when discussing their passion for local history and curative storytelling. The Camden natives are storytelling fellows for “Stories Invincible,” one of the Center For Cooperative Media at Montclair State University’s latest initiatives, supporting restorative