The movement following George Floyd’s murder suggested the great potential for confronting discrimination and police violence in communities of color, with communities pooling together the one resource most capable of creating change: political will. Decisive action is more essential now than ever.
How the Pandemic Turned New Jersey into a Laboratory for Housing Policies that Helped Tenants – and What We Need to Do Next
The COVID-19 pandemic forced New Jersey to reckon with longstanding issues within the landlord tenant court and novel issues caused by the pandemic itself. Ultimately, we can use these lessons to create a more level playing field, where fewer renters are taken advantage of or wrongfully evicted.
New Report Illustrates How Right to Counsel Prevents Evictions and their Discriminatory Impacts on Communities
Expanding the ACLU of New Jersey team is an essential step in working toward the organization’s vision of building a just and fair New Jersey. In March 2022, the ACLU-NJ expanded its leadership team with the appointment of four newly created positions, welcoming