Closing The Hunger Gap In New Jersey
A recent headline of an Op-Ed article by New Jersey General Assembly Speaker Craig J. Coughlin perfectly captures the spirit of the food insecurity issue: New Jersey must be able to feed its people.
That caption raises these all-important questions: Do you have enough to eat? Will you go to bed hungry tonight?
We’re not talking about a third-world country; we’re talking about New Jersey, USA.
National Inventors Day, STEM: A Path To Future New Jersey Inventors
Today we celebrate National Inventors Day to commemorate American inventors' significant contributions to our country and the world.
These inventions, I suspect, began with inspiration. But even before the seed of the idea blooms, it starts with following a path and gaining knowledge that gave fruition to the concept.
Human Trafficking Awareness Month – Protecting Our Children From Online Predators
During the coronavirus pandemic, we have had our feelings assaulted by its negative impact, which has affected everything from our health and the economy to education and leisure.
National Technology Day: Expanding Broadband Access to All New Jerseyans
Yesterday, Jan. 6, National Technology Day, is a worthy moment to consider the impact and importance of technology on how we live. Whether it’s the wheel or the smartphone, we feel its impact every day. For most of us in recent years, the internet has produced an inevitable leveling of access for the first time to worldwide information.
Human Rights Day
"Where, after all, do universal human rights begin? In small places, close to home -- so close and so small that they cannot be seen on any maps of the world….Unless these rights have meaning there, they have little meaning anywhere. Without concerted citizen action to uphold them close to home, we shall look in vain for progress in the larger world." – Eleanor Roosevelt