Yesterday’s 5 to 4 ruling from the Supreme Court – is frightening!

It speaks to the damage caused when we as voters do not take the right to vote seriously!  “When one of us hurts, we all hurt!” The most vivid manifestations of our worst selves are paranoia, conspiracy theories, and fear of others. Unfortunately, this has been a part of our …

ATNJ Strongly Condemns Today’s SCOTUS Ruling On the Muslim Ban

Earlier today, the Supreme Court of the United States, in a 5-4 ruling, upheld the Trump Administration’s ban on several Muslim-majority countries. Action Together New Jersey strongly condemns the Supreme Court’s decision and will join partner organizations to reduce the impact of the Administration’s racially-charged policies. We believe today’s decision will be …

Please Join Me In Saying That Families Belong Together

Dear Friends, After the Americans withdrew from Vietnam in 1975, in the latter half of the 1970s when there was a massive number of refugees fleeing Vietnam, my widowed dad and his three daughters were part of the latest wave of people fleeing Vietnam from the ravages of war. Refugees …

Action Together – Onward!

Welcome to our first post-primary weekly wrap-up! Congratulations to all who ran. Who could have imagined two years ago that we’d have this level of political engagement? This many new friends? This kind of CHANGE in New Jersey politics? And it’s all because of YOU! Thank YOU! Exciting news about …

Happy Mother’s Day to All Mothers + A Message from the ATNJ Environmental Director

Hello everyone!  Happy Mother’s Day! This Mother’s Day we would love to thank all of you for the work you do to protect our earth for children and for future generations. As current stewards of the earth and first responders to the global familial threat of anthropogenic climate change, we …

What makes a hero?

My fellow Advocates, What is a hero, a patriot? Last weekend we found out what those words truly mean. James Shaw Jr., a lone individual without regard for his own safety, acted to protect dozens of lives. When he rushed the active shooter and fought for his life, to pry the …

Moving Forward From the March for Our Lives 2018

Friends- This past weekend’s events throughout our nation was a tipping point. We hope that this national awakening to gun violence includes marginalized communities who have suffered disproportionately for a long time. We ask that you demand reporters and the media to also report on the gun deaths of people …