One Simple Thing You Can Do This Weekend to End Racial Disparity in NJ’s Criminal Justice System

[UPDATE, 7/24/17: This bill is still stuck in committee. Stay tuned for next steps.] —————————————————————————————————————————— Next Monday at 10 am, the state Senate Judiciary Committee will hold a hearing on bill S3195, which would legalize marijuana for adults…. Read More

Join with 4 Million Americans to Protect our Democracy — Call Your House Rep Today!

Join Public Citizen’s National Call-In Day today, June 13th — Call your House representative and urge them to sign the discharge petition to bring the Protecting Our Democracy Act (HR 356) to the House floor for a vote!… Read More

Tell Gov. Christie to Sign this Civil Rights Bill — S677/A3677!

[UPDATE, 7/24/17: Thank you to everyone who contacted the governor! Gov. Christie approved this bill with slight changes (a process known as a conditional veto). The revised bill is approved by ACLU-NJ and the Drug Policy Alliance. Now the bill… Read More

Make the Pride March Count — Give Visas to Chechnyan LGBTQ Refugees

As thousands of people get ready to walk in Pride Marches in the coming weeks, news reports indicate that the State Department is refusing to grant visas to LGBTQ people fleeing torture and detainment in Chechnya and Russia…. Read More

Make the March for Truth Count — Demand an Independent Commission

  Join with thousands of Americans on Saturday, June 3rd, to demand answers about the Trump-Russia scandal, through the March for Truth! Whether you’re marching or not, you can help make the march count and amplify it’s call… Read More

Make the #WearOrange March Count — Oppose Concealed Carry Reciprocity & Hearing Protection Act

Thousands of Americans will participate in #WearOrange Marches, Rallies and other events on Friday and Saturday (6/2-6/3). Help amplify the effect of the #WearOrange campaign by contacting your Senators and House Representative. Tell them to OPPOSE 2 bills… Read More

Want Pay Equity in NJ? Call the Labor Committee today!

[UPDATE, 7/23/17: Unfortunately, though the salary history bill passed in both houses, it has now been vetoed by Gov. Christie. What can we do now?  Contact the primary sponsors of A3480 and urge them to reintroduce the bill in 2018, if… Read More

Want Better Family Leave Benefits in NJ? Take Action!

UPDATE, 7/23/17: After passing in the state senate and assembly, the family leave expansion bill has been vetoed by Gov. Christie. Thank you to everyone who made calls and wrote emails to help pass this bill. What can… Read More

Save the Puppies (& the Planet)! Call your state senator before 2pm Thursday!

[UPDATE, 7/19/17: A4701, the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI) Bill, passed in the state Senate, but was vetoed by Gov. Christie on 7/13/17. What can you do now? Three things: Contact one of A4701’s primary sponsors, especially if… Read More

Tell your Reps: “Don’t Slash Funds for the Poor or Disabled!”

Earlier this week, the President released his 2018 budget proposal, which would slash funds for Medicaid, food stamps, welfare, Meals on Wheels and Social Security Disability Insurance. Don’t let our nation’s budget abandon the people who need help… Read More