Good News and Bad News for Ida Recovery

Ida survivors identified key next steps coming out of our Community Meetings – and one key next step was getting grant funds moving to help families.  As part of that, the New Jersey Organizing Project1 organized meetings with both Congressman Malinowski and Congressman Gottheimer and Ida survivors to discuss the impacts of Ida, mitigation issues, Read More »

Atlantic Shores Offshore Wind Scores New York Bight Lease Area

Atlantic Shores Offshore Wind Scores New York Bight Lease Area / The SandPaper / 3/2/22 By Gina G. Scala One of the six companies that successfully bid for a slice of the 488,000 acres of offshore wind energy leases in the New York Bight last month already has plans in place to construct the largest Read More »

New Jersey Resource Project Wins Grant From COVID-19 Response Fund

New Jersey Resource Project Wins Grant From COVID-19 Response Fund / The SandPaper / 2/9/22 By Victoria Ford The New Jersey Resource Project has won a $5,000 grant from the Community Foundation of South Jersey for housing support services, the foundation announced Monday. NJRP comes under the New Jersey Organizing Project, a community advocacy organization Read More »

Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation Momentum Fund

We are honored to be part of the inaugural cohort of grant recipients of the Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation Momentum Fund. The purpose of this grant is to support grassroots organizations like us that are working to advance policy solutions that directly address structural racial inequities in our communities. It’s not always clear that structural Read More »

We support responsibly developed offshore wind in NJ

We support responsibly developed offshore wind in NJ / Asbury Park Press / 12/10/21 Your Turn by Lisa Campanella Guest columnist Offshore wind in New Jersey is a hot topic these days — and it’s no wonder. New projects are being greenlit and many are concerned, from those that worry our beautiful shorelines may suffer Read More »

Opinion: Offshore Wind Power can be done safely.

Opinion: Offshore Wind Power can be done safely / Press of Atlantic City / 8/15/21 I’ve spent my life loving the state of New Jersey, a place that seems to be the perpetual underdog no matter how many artists, athletes and geniuses we’ve produced and nurtured. No matter where you go in the world, the saltwater taffy Read More »

Win/Win Wind

Win/Win Wind / The SandPaper / 6/16/21 To the Editor: Recently I’ve been hearing negative comments about the offshore wind energy project. People are saying they “heard” that the windmills will kill migratory birds and will have a negative impact on commercial and recreational fishing. None of this is true. First, I’d like to say Read More »

Job Openings

Have a passion for your community? Ever look around and think, ‘Somebody should do something?’ Jump on board – at NJRP – we believe we are that somebody.  We change hearts and minds and win real results for our communities.  The New Jersey Resource Project is a non-profit organization whose mission is to educate and Read More »

NJRP Institute 2021

“Disaster shocks us out of slumber, but only skillful efforts keep us awake.” ― Rebecca Solnit, A Paradise Built in Hell: The Extraordinary Communities That Arise in Disaster   “Blessed the agitator; whose touch makes the dead walk; Blessed the organizer; who discovers the strength of wounds; Blessed all fighters.  ― Thomas McGrath, Letter to an Read More »