HAPPENING TOMORROW: You’re Invited to the Release of Trenton Kids Count

If you want to learn more about Trenton’s youth, our community’s greatest asset, the Trenton Kids Count release is the one-stop shop to learn more about the lives and needs of our next generation.

On Wednesday, January 25th, community members will gather for the 2023 Trenton Kids Count release. Registration will begin at 9:30, with the data presentation and speaker panel beginning at 10 am. The event will be held at the Smith Family Foundation, located at 417 Parkway Avenue, Trenton, NJ 08618. Guests will have the opportunity to hear from a brilliant panel, including:

  • Dr. Rachael Williams, Chief Medical Officer of the Henry J. Austin Health Center in Trenton
  • Superintendent James Earle of Trenton Public Schools
  • Assemblywoman Verlina Reynolds-Jackson of the New Jersey Assembly’s 15th District

The panel discussion will be moderated by Eleanor Horne, Trustee Emeritus of the Princeton Area Community Foundation. Attendees will also get to hear remarks from the Mayor of Trenton, Reed Gusciora. If you’re interested in attending, registration is available online here: Register – Trenton Kids Count. The data being presented provides key insights into a variety of areas, including demographics, family economic security, child health, child protection, childcare, education, and teens. This report is made possible with funding from The Burke Foundation, the Princeton Area Community Foundation, and the Smith Family Foundation.

This report will highlight the well-being of youth in our city and paint a clearer picture of the Trenton community. This important data has been compiled by the Trenton Kids Count Committee of the Advocates for Children of New Jersey (ACNJ). ACNJ works with local, state, and federal leaders to identify and implement changes that stand to benefit New Jersey’s youth. They provide a voice to the voiceless by fighting for better laws and policies that set up our next generation for success. Through their advocacy, children in New Jersey are better equipped to live happy, healthy, and educated life. Since its founding in 1874, the ACNJ has becothe me the best-known, most respected research and advocacy group for children in the state.

If you’re interested in learning more about this groundbreaking data, be sure to register to attend today. If you cannot attend, nto worry! Additional details regarding the data will be available online following the release. If you have any questionbeforeto the release, please contact the Advocates for Children of New Jersey at advocates@acnj.org or (973) 643-3876. Setting up our youth for success forges a better path for all Trentonians, so be sure to come out to support this important cause.

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