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Progress in Systems Change
December 4, 2019 | New Jersey Health Initiatives
In the Fall of 2019, Partners in Prevention (PIP) had the opportunity to attend the New Jersey Health Initiatives (NJHI) Upstream Action Acceleration meeting in Perth Amboy, NJ. This convening allowed us to explore in great detail the short and long-term goals for our Community-Based Support Group (CBSG) program, Rainbow Days. By working and learning alongside other NJHI-funded coalitions, we are building strong connections throughout the state and developing skills to better support the communities, families, and youth we aim to reach.
Making Sustainable Change
October 2, 2019 | New Jersey Health Initiatives
The Secaucus Next Generation Community Leaders determined the scope of our project and we were very excited about it! The area we most wanted to focus on was creating a healthier, safer, and more pleasant community through efforts that focus on improving our environment.
To do this, we partnered with the Secaucus Environmental Department to conduct a community park audit project. During the month of July, we visited all of the parks in our town to assess certain safety and leisure components such as …
Partners of the Year Reception
June 27, 2019 | Partners in Prevention
Our 2019 Partners of the Year Reception was held on June 27th at Liberty House in Jersey City. Set against the picturesque backdrop of the New York City skyline, our guests, friends, community partners, and PIP staff enjoyed a lively evening celebrating two outstanding honorees: Dr. Richard Bleecker and the Austin Family Foundation. The annual Partners of the Year Reception honors those who have made significant contributions supporting Partners in Prevention’s mission to improve wellness and prevent substance use disorders and related health challenges in Hudson County and New Jersey.
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