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Assembly Democratic-Sponsored Bill to Strengthen Domestic Violence Protections, Enhance Criminal Justice Response Continues to Advance
By MAJORITY PRESS OFFICEMay 17, 2018
TRENTON, NJ – An Assembly Appropriations Committee on Thursday approved legislation sponsored by Assembly Democrats Nancy Pinkin, John McKeon, Shavonda Sumter, Pamela Lampitt, Valerie Vainieri Huttle, and Benjie Wimberly to better protect victims of domestic violence.
A 2015 report from the state courts showed 32,691 domestic violence complaints filed in family court for the entire state ...
During National Prevention Week Paterson Coalition Against Substance Abuse (P-CASA) reminds that Alcohol is Still the Deadliest Drug
By PATERSON COALTION AGAINST SUBSTANCE ABUSEMay 16, 2018
PATERSON , NJ – The Paterson Coalition Against Substance Abuse joined forces with JFK High School to get youth involved in increasing awareness to substance misuse and risky behaviors as part of National Prevention Week, a national prevention effort held each year during the third week of May—near the start of summer, an important ...
Pou Joint Resolution to Establish Commission to Review Life Without Parole Sentences for Juvenile Offenders Advances
By NEW JERSEY SENATE DEMOCRATSMay 15, 2018
TRENTON, NJ- A joint resolution sponsored by Senate Commerce Committee Chairwoman Nellie Pou that establishes a commission to review life without parole sentences for juvenile offenders advanced from the Senate Law and Public Safety Committee yesterday.
“We need to be careful that we do not completely write off young people who have committed serious crimes as incapable of ever being ...
EDA to Partner with African American Chamber of Commerce of New Jersey to Increase Bonding Capacity for Small, Minority- And Women-Owned Businesses
By ERIN GOLDMay 11, 2018
TRENTON, NJ- The New Jersey Economic Development Authority (EDA) today approved entering into a partnership with the African American Chamber of Commerce of New Jersey (AACCNJ) to establish and operate the Small Business Bonding Readiness Assistance Program, a training initiative that will better position small, minority- and women-owned businesses to compete for state or federal government ...
By PATERSON SCHOOLSMay 10, 2018
The Paterson Board of Education will be participating in the 2018 Summer Food Service Program from July 9 to August 24, 2018.
The Summer Food Service Program is a federal program of the Food and Nutrition Services, United States Department of Agriculture. This program provides all children 18 years of age and under with the same free meal in accordance with a ...
May 10, 2018
The Passaic County Health Department is offering free mental health first aid training. Join in the fight to save lives and train to become a Mental Health First Aider. Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) is an in-person eight hour training that teaches you how to help an individual developing a mental illness or in a crisis.
Learn how to apply the MHFA action plan in a variety of situations, ...
May 9, 2018
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Representative Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09) issued the following statement on Andre Sayegh’s election as Mayor of Paterson. Sayegh is a member of the Paterson City Council representing the Sixth Ward, and was formerly a member of Rep. Pascrell’s staff.
“The City of Paterson is at a critical point in its history. This is not time for the ...