Monthly Archives: June 2013

An Open Letter to the Senate and Assembly

To the New Jersey Assembly and Senate: Employment in the state of New Jersey is one of the biggest challenges we face with a recovering economy, an unemployment rate above the national average and in the wake of Hurricane Sandy. For people with disabilities across the state, the demand for employment is even greater. For […]

NAMPWD’s Guest Blogger Edward Heaton: Stupidity Rolls On

Stupidity Rolls On By Edward J. Heaton Recently, the New Jersey Disability Pride Parade has made repeated requests for funding to support the third annual parade. Just what the !#$(@#$?! is “Disability Pride” and, more importantly, why should we be throwing a parade for it? I have a problem with the concept of “Disability Pride” […]

The Housing and Community Development Network of NJ’s “Lobby Day”

On June 6th, 2013, the New American Movement team attended the Housing and Community Development Network of New Jersey’s (HCDNNJ) “Lobby Day”, held at the State House in Trenton, New Jersey. Since we are closely following the affordable housing upheaval, it was certainly necessary for us to join the cause. For anyone who is not […]