Make Your Voice Heard at DHS’s Virtual Budget Listening Session

Right now, the NJ Department of Human Services is deciding how to spend funding on programs and services like child care. And they want to hear from YOU! You can provide written testimony or testify virtually on December 14-15.


NJ Kids Count: Get a Snapshot of How NJ Children and Families are Faring

Don't miss out on the latest New Jersey data available! If you haven't already, sign up for the release of our 2020 New Jersey Kids Count Pocket Guide and Data Dashboard: The State of Our Counties on Monday, December 14th, 10:30 a.m.

The release also coincides with the national KIDS COUNT report, Kids, Families and COVID-19: Pandemic Pain Points and a Roadmap for Recovery, a 50-state report analyzing how families are faring during the COVID-19 crisis.


Child Care in NJ: A Key to the State's Economic Recovery | An NJ Spotlight News Roundtable

Why is child care difficult to find and afford? What changes have been caused by the Coronavirus pandemic? What are the challenges - past and present - to the business of providing child care? Join NJ Spotlight News for a virtual roundtable to discuss the economic effect of New Jersey's child care challenges.


Essential But Still Undervalued: A Snapshot of New Jersey’s Child Care Workforce During the COVID‐19 Pandemic

ACNJ surveyed 270 child care center owners and directors from around New Jersey
between July 1, 2020 to August 15, 2020. The results of the survey provide a brief snapshot of the experiences of child care staff during COVID‐19 and the responses were sobering.


ACNJ’s 5th Annual Breakfast Was BYOB (Bring Your Own Breakfast)

For the past five years, we have looked forward to our end-of-the-year gathering. Although ACNJ's 2020 breakfast was virtual, everyone still gathered with the same warmth and enthusiasm, all through Zoom. Thanks to the generous support of our sponsors and attendees, we raised over $50,000 - the most we have raised at any of our events!

If you did not get a chance to listen to our fabulous speakers, you can rewatch the event.

If you have any questions about this e-newsletter, contact Eloisa Hernandez at or call 973.643.3876 x208

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