NJSACC Needs your help! E-mail Asm Diegnan and Sen Ruiz Re: 2 Legislative Bills on Afterschool!

NJSACC: The Statewide Network for New Jersey’s Afterschool Communities promotes and supports the development, continuity and expansion of quality programs for children and youth during out-of-school time.

NJSACC works to:

  • Build a strong network for afterschool program professionals in NJ.
  • Provide training conferences, workshops and information services.
  • Offer technical assistance, at no cost, for the development, expansion and improvement of afterschool programs throughout NJ.
  • Work closely with state and local officials to define appropriate NJ State regulations and legislation.
  • Establish professional development opportunities.
  • Serve as the NJ Member of the National Afterschool Network.
  • Develop public awareness of afterschool issues.
  • Be the state’s national affiliate to the National AfterSchool Association (NAA).

Senate Bill, No. 3072 and Assembly Bill, No. 4348

NJSACC is very excited about these bills and we need your help! Each bill establishes “New Jersey Out-of-School Time Advisory Commission” to review before-school, after-school and summer programs. Therefore, we strongly encourage all of our networks to e-mail Assemblyman Patrick J. Diegnan Jr. and Senator M. Teresa Ruiz immediately about these bills.

Below are 2 e-mail templates to utilize when e-mailing Assemblyman Diegnan and Senator Ruiz. Please include a brief introduction, indicating who you are and where your program is located.

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#1. A4348, Contact Asm. Patrick Diegnan Chair of the Assembly Education Committee:

To: asmdiegnan@njleg.org 

 

Subject:  Commission Bill: “New Jersey Out-of-School Time Advisory Commission”

 

Message: (cut and paste)

 

Dear Assemblyman  Patrick J. Diegnan Jr, Chair of the Education Committee:

 

Please post Bill A4348 which establishes “New Jersey Out-of-School Time Advisory Commission” to review before-school, after-school and summer programs  on the next Agenda for the Education Committee.

 

The youth and families of the Garden State need this Commission.

 

Thank you.

 

(Sign Your name and email address)

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#2. S3072, Contact Senator M. Teresa Ruiz, Chair of the Senate  Education Committee:

 

To: senruiz@njleg.org

 

Subject:  Commission Bill: “New Jersey Out-of-School Time Advisory Commission”

 

Message: (cut and paste)

 

Dear Sen. Ruiz, Chair of the Education Committee:

 

Please post Bill S3072, which establishes “New Jersey Out-of-School Time Advisory Commission” to review before-school, after-school and summer programs on the next Agenda for the Education Committee.

The youth and families of the Garden State need this Commission.

 

Thank you.

 

(Sign Your name and email address)

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For more information about Senate Bill, No. S3072, please click here.

For more information about Assembly Bill, No. A4348, please click here.

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