Rally For The 94 Percent<br>Promises Made To The 94% Must Be Kept
Transforming the Youth Justice System: A Black child in New Jersey is 30 times more likely to be incarcerated than a white child -- the highest disparity rate in America. Thus, even though research shows that Black and white young people commit most offenses at similar rates, just 22 white kids are incarcerated in New Jersey
In the wake of the historic youth prison closure announcements, Governor Murphy must dedicate his time, platform, and resources to prioritizing the fundamental transformation of New Jersey’s failed youth justice system. This will require Governor Murphy to commit to addressing the structural racism that devours young Black and Brown kids in the current system
Murphy should convene a youth justice…
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94% of black voters elected Murphy. Now we'd like to see him keep his promises
3 things Murphy should do to address racism facing N.J.'s black community.: Racial disparities in wealth, in access to the ballot box, and in criminal justice.
Lowry: Recalling the names, and two eras of integration
I cite these names, remember these faces, because the case for integration is being made again, not in my native Deep South but here in New Jersey.
Gov. Murphy invests $10M to create a skilled N.J. workforce
The New Jersey Institute for Social Justice sees apprenticeships as a way to build a skilled workforce.
Incentives proposed for expanding NJ apprenticeships
By Daniel J. Munoz , September 11, 2018 at 2:09 PM
“Apprenticeships are a core part of our strategy to make New Jersey stronger and fairer.” - Labor Commissioner Robert Asaro-Angelo - ( SUE SAPP/U.S. AIR FORCE)
On Thursday, the Senate Labor Committee will consider Senate Bill 2556 , which would create the Joint Apprenticeship Incentive Grant Program, aimed specifically at incentivizing the state’s manufacturing and advanced technology sectors to create more apprenticeships
Under the bill sponsored by Senator Troy Singleton, D-7th District, the fund would be based out of the Office of Customized Training and reimburse companies for between 50 percent and 75 percent of the wages they pay to apprentices for up to five…