New Report Details Opportunities to Address ACEs in New Jersey

The Burke Foundation, The Nicholson Foundation and Turrell Fund released Adverse Childhood Experiences: Opportunities to Prevent, Protect Against, and Heal from the Effects of ACEs in New Jersey. The report details the challenges New Jersey faces in addressing Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) and the areas of opportunities for a coordinated statewide response to mitigate the lasting effects on children’s health and well-being.


Voices of Strolling Thunder NJ 2019

Maternal depression. Infant mortality. Access to affordable, quality child care. 

These are just a few issues highlighted in this compelling video from Strolling Thunder NJ 2019, which outlines our agenda to ensure every baby has what they to need to grow and thrive.

View more stories and share your own today!


Training Opportunity to Cultivate Voices for Children

On August 20, ACNJ is holding an advanced training for child care providers and other stakeholders to deepen advocacy efforts and examine participants' advocacy roles in their communities and agencies. Let's continue to elevate our voices for what babies need. Contact Patricia Canning at 973.643.3876 or email for details.


Blog: Collaborating to Ensure Successful Preschool Expansion

Earlier this year, ACNJ and its partner the National Institute for Early Education Research (NIEER) traveled the state to help school districts, Head Start and child care providers develop individual expansion plans that would maximize the number of 3- and 4-year-olds who could participate in state-funded preschool. 


Have a Minute to Help Babies at the Border?

Babies and toddlers at the border are suffering from trauma right now, risking lifelong impact to their development.  Learn more about ZERO TO THREE’s Priorities for Babies at the Border.

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