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An Equitable Recovery for New Jersey

Creating strong, healthy, resilient communities for everyone.

New Jersey Future has a history of helping communities emerge stronger from crises. We were there after Superstorm Sandy, taking the lead at every level of government in helping communities rebuild and become more resilient. We were there to address the recent crisis of lead in New Jersey drinking water, making our state’s communities healthier and safer. And we will be there during the COVID-19 recovery, leading efforts to create strong, healthy, resilient communities for everyone.

Looking to New Jersey’s Future

April 9, 2020 by Peter Kasabach
Creating strong, healthy, resilient communities in the face of COVID-19 – a message from New Jersey Future.

Messages from New Jersey Future’s Executive Director, Peter Kasabach:

Pete Kasabach, New Jersey Future Executive Director

June 16, 2020     May 27, 2020     May 7, 2020

April 16, 2020     April 9, 2020

 

 

New Jersey Future Blog
Broadband for All: The Geography of Digital Equity in New Jersey

For New Jersey’s recovery from the pandemic to be successful, everyone should have the ability to access the internet at reasonable speeds with affordable prices regardless of their geography or income.

Bolstering the Water Workforce with Innovative Programs

In New Jersey, as the coronavirus threatens public health in the state with the second-highest number of cases and deaths, the water sector has to work even harder to ensure that services continue unimpeded, while also managing the issues of lead in drinking water, combined sewer overflows, and aging infrastructure in general.

How to Strengthen a COVID-19 Small Business Program

New Jersey Future, along with our partners, has spent many years working with downtown leaders to understand how to create vibrant, walkable, equitable downtowns and have provided resources, guidance, and direct services to many of these places. With this experience, we have made several recommendations to improve the impact of the small business program.

Let’s Not Go Backward. Let’s Rebuild Better As We Recover

Within a matter of weeks, COVID-19 has brought to the forefront a multitude of social, environmental, and economic challenges that have persisted in New Jersey long before this pandemic struck. When the virus is gone, these very same challenges will make us even more vulnerable to the next inevitable disaster unless we take radical actions to address them now.

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