#New Jersey

  • Article: New Jersey Is Now the 1st US State to Require Schools to Teach Climate Change

    New Jersey Is Now the 1st US State to Require Schools to Teach Climate Change

    By Leah Rodriguez  and  Pia Gralki|June 5, 2020

    School districts must adopt the new guidelines by September 2021. Read more

  • Article: Bail Reform: 6 Myths And Misconceptions About Cash Bail, Busted

    Bail Reform: 6 Myths And Misconceptions About Cash Bail, Busted

    By Daniele Selby|Sept. 9, 2019

    Eliminating the cash bail system does not mean that communities will become less safe. Read more

  • Feature: Child Marriage is Legal in the US. How You Can Help End it.

    Child Marriage is Legal in the US. How You Can Help End it.

    By Daniele Selby|Sept. 3, 2019

    Child marriage disproportionately affects girls and is still legal in some form in 48 states. Read more

  • Article: Oprah Donates $500,000 to New Jersey High School After-School Program

    Oprah Donates $500,000 to New Jersey High School After-School Program

    By Gabrielle Deonath|May 20, 2019

    The mogul surprised the principal and students of West Side High School with the donation last week. Read more

  • Article: New Jersey Is the Second State in the US to End Child Marriage

    New Jersey Is the Second State in the US to End Child Marriage

    By Daniele Selby|June 22, 2018

    The Garden State officially banned the human rights violation. Read more

  • Article: Delaware, New Jersey Are About to Ban Child Marriage, a First in US

    Delaware, New Jersey Are About to Ban Child Marriage, a First in US

    By Daniele Selby|May 4, 2018

    Currently, child marriage remains legal in some form in all 50 states. Read more

  • Article: Tennessee Could Soon Be the First State to Ban Child Marriage

    Tennessee Could Soon Be the First State to Ban Child Marriage

    By Daniele Selby|Feb. 28, 2018

    All 50 states have laws and exceptions that allow children under 18 to marry. Read more

  • Article: Woman Outraged by Lawmaker’s Sexist Memes Just Won His Political Seat in NJ

    Woman Outraged by Lawmaker’s Sexist Memes Just Won His Political Seat in NJ

    By David Brand|CHIME FOR CHANGE|Nov. 10, 2017

    She said the lawmaker’s sexist Facebook posts motivated her to run for office. Read more