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Ryde4Life within the City of Asbury Park

– On Tuesday, April 14, 2020, the U.S. Department of Transportation’s (USDOT) Federal Transit Administration issued a Safety Advisory with recommended actions to reduce the risk of COVID-19 among transit employees and passengers. Public transit agencies implemented the USDOT recommendations to…


Collaboration in Perth Amboy During COVID-19

– Due to sad and sobering current events, every organization in the Healthier Perth Amboy  (HPA) coalition has had to close its doors to the public, including the City of Perth Amboy. It was not easy for any of us to…

Taking a Stance on Vaping

– Healthier Perth Amboy (HPA) has identified a critical issue not originally in our Blueprint for Action that needs our immediate attention: the vaping epidemic. To first address this issue, we turned to those who are affected the most — teenagers….

Making Community Health Exciting

– In February 2020, we held a community conversation in South Bound Brook, one of the towns our “Building Bridges to Better Health” initiative serves. We took the opportunity to share updates about our work in the town. More importantly, we…


Everybody Counts

– The Passaic County Food Policy Council is excited to work with partners from across the county to ensure that hard-to-count populations are represented in the 2020 Census. New Jersey receives more than $17.5 billion dollars annually from the federal government…