From Our Grantees

Promoting Bike Safety in Bound Brook

– As kids enjoy the pleasant weather, bike safety needs to be a priority. New Jersey state law requires all children under age 17 to wear a bike helmet while riding. During the summer, Bound Brook Police Chief Vito Bet noticed…

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The Road Ahead

– Over the past four years, the Healthier Perth Amboy (HPA) coalition has grown and developed into a diverse set of partners with the mission of addressing residents’ social, economic, and environmental barriers to health. We are tremendously thankful, as this…

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…

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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….