On December 3, 2013, the Anti-Poverty Network of New Jersey convened its annual Anti-Poverty Summit to address rising levels of poverty in the state and issue a, "Call to Invest in the People of New Jersey."
Attendees represented a diverse group of community leaders, state and local policymakers, advocacy organizations, educators and faith-based groups to discuss ways to respond to issues affecting economic insecurity in NJ, such as, housing, hunger, healthcare, and economic empowerment.
The Anti-Poverty Network of New Jersey (APN) is pleased to announce its new structure below! The Network's leadership includes a diverse group of individuals from New Jersey based organizations advocating on behalf of people living in poor communities. The Executive and Steering Committee are comprised of experienced community leaders who can help strengthen APN to better serve the people of New Jersey.
- Jim Jacob, Chair, NJ SHARES
- Joyce Campbell, Vice-Chair, Catholic Charities Diocese
- Grace Egan, New Jersey Foundation for Aging
- Natasha James Waldon, Jewish Renaissance Foundation
- Ray Castro, New Jersey Policy Perspective
- Arnold Cohen, Housing and Community Development Network of NJ
- Sara Lilja, Lutheran Office of Governmental Ministry
- Diane Riley, Community FoodBank of New Jersey
- David Stoner, Temple Lutheran Church
- David Weiner, Communications Workers of America