On Thursday, OU Advocacy-NJ continued its series of mini-missions to Trenton with constituents from Cherry Hill. The delegation included leaders from local day schools, synagogues and community organizations.
The New Jersey office of the Orthodox Union Advocacy Center has launched a series of mini advocacy missions to Trenton with its first group of delegates from Bergen County. Bringing small groups from communities throughout New Jersey to the Statehouse to meet with legislators, the missions provide participants with the unique opportunity to have small, more personalized discussions with their elected officials and give legislators an opportunity to hear about the challenging issues—such as tuition affordability—that is affecting their constituents on a micro level.
An active group of retirees joined OU Advocacy-NJ for a luncheon on February 10th to learn how they can help advance OU Advocacy’s work in Trenton on behalf of Jewish day schools. The event was co-sponsored by Staje, a Jewish organization dedicated to fostering a culture of meaningful and purposeful living among retirees and empty nesters, and was held at Congregation Rinat Yisrael in Teaneck.
The Orthodox Union (OU) applauds Governor Chris Christie for signing the Joint Purchasing Bill (A-3398/S-3089) into law this week.
With Jewish day school representatives participating from all five boroughs of New York and several towns in New Jersey, the OU Advocacy Center launched its first educational seminar for Jewish day schools yesterday entitled, “Maximizing Government Funding for Jewish Day Schools.” In addition to its efforts to secure government funding for Jewish day schools, OU Advocacy, the non-partisan public policy arm of the Orthodox Union, also works with the schools to ensure they know how to access and maximize the funding available to them.