South Jersey Organizations
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The Pinelands Preservation Alliance
The Pinelands Reservation Alliance (PPA) was established in 1978 when the National Parks and Recreation Act “recognized the ecological significance of the New Jersey Pinelands area.” PAA is one environmental organization whose sole purpose is to “to protect and preserve” the irreplaceable resources of the New Jersey Pinelands.PPA's advocacy work is focused on four basic themes: monitoring public agencies, especially the Pinelands Commission; protecting the water quality of the Pine Barrens ecosystem;
The Women’s Center (and much more!)
The Women's Center is a non-profit social service agency dedicated to empowering and supporting women, children and families. Born out of the socio-political activism of the 1960s and ‘70s, the Atlantic County Women’s Center was organized as a consciousness-raising group closely affiliated with the National Organization for Women (NOW). In 1975, these five “founding mothers” began by forming a 24-hour rape and sexual assault counseling hotline from their homes.
Support for New Moms
Are you a stay-at-home mom in need of support? Are you a new mom or mom-to-be who feels overwhelmed and wants to meet other local moms to talk to? Whether it’s social interaction, child-raising, or nursing support you’re seeking, there are organizations in South Jersey to fit your needs...
The HERO Campaign
The HERO Campaign is a grassroots campaign that was started here in South Jersey, by parents who lost their son to a drunk driver, to encourage people to participate in designated driving programs throughout our state and nation. In cooperation with schools, businesses, law enforcement agencies, and other community-based organizations, they encourage you to help keep drunk drivers off our highways.