Two years ago today, New Start New Jersey began our work as a policy organization guided by the belief that “our state can do better.”
We invite you to read our annual report to see what has unfolded over the past 12 months: New Start New Jersey 2015-2016 Annual Report
On the critical role played by infrastructure in New Jersey’s economic future, we convened the session Building Bridges (Roads, Rail & Tunnels) to a Stronger Middle Class
, which highlighted the insights of scholars from Princeton University and Rutgers University, as well as of county, state, city and regional leaders.
Our Latino Policy Forum: Immigration, Education & Employment
advanced the dialogue around the priorities of a community with increasing significance and influence in New Jersey.
In Washington, D.C., the Center for American Progress hosted our roundtable Strategies to Address Long-Term Unemployment for Older Job Seekers
, which focused on the outstanding results achieved by the New Start Career Network
, our partner.
Through our ongoing podcast series and issue briefs, we have drawn from the expertise of statewide and national academics and practitioners, whose contributions have enhanced our examination of a range of topics:
New Start New Jersey remains committed to building on the progress of our first two years. We look forward to continuing to identify challenges, explore solutions and encourage innovation, all toward the goal of improving New Jersey for our citizens.
My very best,
Chair & Co-Founder