“I feel like ADHD and other neurodivergent disorders get a bad rap. I feel like a lot of people don’t take it seriously. Even you have pharmacists who give you a dirty look when I’m upset that they don’t have my medication.”
“I do sometimes wonder if the person or people who set the flags on fire realize what has become of the situation. As a result or somewhat of a result of their actions, it has truly motivated us to take the cause up, and to make things better for people who are affected by actions like that.”
“It’s important that Food Not Bombs is accessible to everyone. It’s why we have it at the train station so that you don’t need a car to get here. It’s why we don’t ask for ID or proof of looking for a job in order to receive food.”
“On one hand we do this basic work and then this bigger work of showing the systemic racism on the border with these border violence reports.”
This year’s Night Without a Bed raised over $120,000 to help families across the country, and raised awareness for the ongoing crisis of family homelessness
Heminghaus’ current projects include covering a new street drug in NJ, the infrastructure problems on the shore and groups helping refugees overseas.
From Sparta to Ventnor City, Glassboro to Hackensack, and 100+ places in between.
Family Promise, an NJ-based nonprofit supporting those experiencing homelessness, will run Night Without a Bed Oct. 22, in which folks sleep in cars, tents and on floors to foster empathy and raise awareness for solutions.
Princeton will both divest from all publicly traded fossil fuel companies and disassociate from 90 companies that have funded research.
“The [ABC] should not be regulating entertainment, they should be regulating alcohol and that’s the heart of it, but they also didn’t follow their own process and that’s really the shocking thing,” says Chuck Garrity, owner of Death of the Fox Brewing, in Clarksboro, who filed suit on Sept. 22.
“In this country we trust people to make up their own minds and I don’t want the state to dictate what I or my children can read because it offends some sensibilities of a few.” Banned Books Week is Sept. 18-24.
In the science standards, for instance, educators must teach that human activity “modified … the relationships between Earth’s systems,” and that humans can develop solutions. I would’ve used “fucked over,” but I guess modify is fine.