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 »

COVID-19, Natural Disasters, and Mental Health

COVID-19 has given many of us the opportunity to slow down, pick up new hobbies, and connect deeper with the people we live with. But of course we know, and most of us have experienced in some way, that the pandemic has also brought many unprecedented challenges in our lives. Financial burdens, grief, housing insecurity, Read More »

What does Offshore Wind that Works for Our Communities look like?

The Jersey Shore is unique and special. Some of us call it home, some of us visit it frequently. All of us benefit from the tourism and fishing economies.  Over the last 10 years we have seen severe weather become more frequent, our local businesses struggle and many of our communities are already living with Read More »

O.C. must be sustainable

O.C. must be sustainable / Press of Atlantic City / 4/18/21 Don’t allow solar to cover prime NJ farmland Expanding New Jersey’s use of solar power and other clean energy sources and decreasing reliance on dirty fossil fuel is essential. What isn’t essential is asking the nation’s most densely populated state — where precious open Read More »