Under Water: New Jersey’s Battle for our Families and Future

“It is important for the people of New Jersey to realize the effects climate change is having on our community”- Tricia McAvoy, Brick Township-based community leader New Jersey is uniquely vulnerable to the impacts of climate change. In particular rising sea levels, frequent flooding, and increasingly intense storms affect communities.  According to the Washington Post,…

Our Stories: Jody Stewart 

After Superstorm Sandy I found myself angry at everything. I didn’t know who to direct my anger or even how to do. I heard about the New Jersey Resource Project and the changes they were making. Being part of  a power organization such as the New Jersey Resource Project has given me a sense of…

Our Stories: Joe Karcz

Our Stories: Joe Karcz In 2002, I got divorced, bought a little bungalow, and renovated it—everything down to the studs—while I was in between knee surgeries. I completed all the rooms except for the bathroom, and then Superstorm Sandy hit. My home was severely damaged. I never thought it would take over 65 months to…

In the Press: Sandy Five Years Later

“Five years after Sandy, Questions Remain About Whether New Jersey Is More Resilient” by Scott Gurian 10/27/17 https://www.wnyc.org/story/five-years-after-sandy-questions-remain-about-whether-new-jersey-more-resilient/   “5th Anniversary of Superstorm Sandy” Marty Moss-Coane, Radio Times WHYY 10/27/2017  https://whyy.org/episodes/5th-anniversary-superstorm-sandy/   “How Sandy changed us: Is it enough?” Michelle Brunetti Post Press of Atlantic City, 10/28/2017 http://www.pressofatlanticcity.com/news/how-sandy-changed-us-is-it-enough/article_5fe4e218-1f19-5b60-9f4b-1bcecc84e2af.html   “The Long Road Home: A Look Back At Superstorm…

The Long Road Home

THE LONG ROAD HOME UNDERSTANDING SANDY RECOVERY AND LESSONS FOR FUTURE STORMS FIVE YEARS LATER New Jersey Resource Project partnered with Rutgers researchers and Stockton University’s service learning program to examine the long term health and economic impacts of Superstorm Sandy and asked survivors if they believe we are ready for future storms. The experiences…