Ventnor meeting focuses on Sandy recovery - The Current
VENTNOR – The New Jersey Organizing Project, a grass-roots organization known for its advocacy for Hurricane Sandy affected families, is hosting a an action kick-off meeting 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. Saturday Feb. 25 at the Ventnor Library, 6500 Atlantic Ave.
The group's 2017 campaign will focus on economic security and dignity for all, including health care, Medicare and Medicaid, and full and fair Sandy recovery.
Its Shore Keeper Campaign is intended to ensure that New Jersey is ready for future storms and has a plan to deal with sea level rise.
Call 609-312-8471 or see www.newjerseyop.org.
Sandy Recovery Group To Hold Meetings - Chris Lundy, Micromedia Publications, Inc.
OCEAN COUNTY – Two meetings will be held by the New Jersey Organizing Project to gather information about Superstorm Sandy survivors and make goals for how to help these people in 2017.
The southern Ocean County kickoff meeting will be held on Saturday, January 28, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the East Bay Avenue Community Center in Stafford, 775 East Bay Avenue, Manahawkin.
The northern Ocean County kickoff meeting will also be January 28, but from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the Brick library, 301 Chambersbridge Road.
The NJOP work to make Sandy recovery work for families, and help them deal with clawbacks (when government programs ask for money back), foreclosures, and contractor fraud, among other issues. Other issues they are addressing are climate change and cuts to Medicaid, Medicare, and other health care programs.
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