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Shopping for health insurance? Big Savings are here! 9 in 10 enrolling at GetCoveredNJ qualify for financial help, and m...
11/29/2021

Shopping for health insurance? Big Savings are here! 9 in 10 enrolling at GetCoveredNJ qualify for financial help, and many can find a plan for $10 a month or less. Find quality, affordable health plans at GetCovered.NJ.gov

Shopping for health insurance? Big Savings are here! 9 in 10 enrolling at GetCoveredNJ qualify for financial help, and many can find a plan for $10 a month or less. Find quality, affordable health plans at GetCovered.NJ.gov

11/15/2021

Congratulations to our 2021 New Jersey Ballot Bowl Winners! Thank you to all the schools that participated this year. Your hard work improved youth voter and civic engagement across New Jersey and strengthened our democracy. And thank you to our great partner the ALL IN Campus Democracy Challenge. To see the winners, go to BallotBowl.NJ.Gov. #NJBallotBowl

📢 The more you know… check out vote.nj.gov for some important upcoming post-election related dates and deadlines. #NJvot...
11/03/2021
NJ Voter Information Portal

📢 The more you know… check out vote.nj.gov for some important upcoming post-election related dates and deadlines. #NJvotes

NJ Voter information about the Elections.

Voting has begun in the New Jersey Mock Election! Through October 27, 2021, New Jersey students grades 4-12 are learning...
10/22/2021

Voting has begun in the New Jersey Mock Election! Through October 27, 2021, New Jersey students grades 4-12 are learning about civic engagement by participating in their own elections. Find out more at https://njmockelection.org/

Voting has begun in the New Jersey Mock Election! Through October 27, 2021, New Jersey students grades 4-12 are learning about civic engagement by participating in their own elections. Find out more at https://njmockelection.org/

10/15/2021
Hispanic Heritage Month

Assistant Secretary of State, Lauren Zyriek Enriquez and Director of the New Jersey Center for Hispanic Policy, Research and Development, Sara Peña, talk about the importance of celebrating the contributions and richness of the Latino culture. #HispanicHeritageMonth

SubSecretaria del Estado, Lauren Zyriek Enriquez y la Directora del Centro Hispano de Política, Investigación y Desarrollo Sara Peña, hablan sobre la importancia de celebrar las contribuciones y riquezas de la cultura Latina. #MesdelaHerenciaHispana

National Endowment for the Arts Announces 2022 NEA Jazz Masters
07/21/2021
National Endowment for the Arts Announces 2022 NEA Jazz Masters

National Endowment for the Arts Announces 2022 NEA Jazz Masters

The National Endowment for the Arts announces the 2022 NEA Jazz Masters recipients--Stanley Clarke, Billy Hart, Cassandra Wilson, and Donald Harrison Jr., recipient of the 2022 A.B. Spellman NEA Jazz Masters Fellowship for Jazz Advocacy.

Timeline Photos
06/22/2021

Timeline Photos

New Jersey Begins Risk Communication Campaign Art Installations. Learn more here: https://conta.cc/3zMfGgi #NJPublicArt #NJarts New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Atlantic City Arts Foundation MonmouthArts Bayshore Center at Bivalve Passaic County

Timeline Photos
06/10/2021

Timeline Photos

Per legislative directive, the Arts Council will distribute $7.5 million in federal funding to support nonprofit arts organizations in need. The CRF Grant Program funds will be awarded by the Arts Council as one-time, non-matching grants to eligible nonprofit, arts-missioned organizations. The next and final technical assistance session will be next Wednesday, June 16 from 10 - 11 AM. Learn more here: https://conta.cc/3v84tDi #NJarts

We are excited to welcome the 2021 Class of the Governor's Hispanic Fellows Program. For 33 years we have nurtured these...
06/07/2021
NJ Department of State - Center for Hispanic Policy, Research and Development - Governor's Hispanic Fellows Program

We are excited to welcome the 2021 Class of the Governor's Hispanic Fellows Program. For 33 years we have nurtured these talented, Hispanic leaders of tomorrow. So looking forward to see how you grow this summer. https://nj.gov/state/chprd-hispanic-fellows-program.shtml

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05/25/2021

During the COVID-19 crisis, we've been compiling resources for artists and organizations who are experiencing personal or business losses. Check out this week's edition here: https://conta.cc/2QL3c70 #NJarts

The State of New Jersey announced a contest calling for videos that show why YOU are getting vaccinated and encourage ot...
04/29/2021

The State of New Jersey announced a contest calling for videos that show why YOU are getting vaccinated and encourage others to do the same.
COVID-19 vaccines are safe, effective, and protect you from getting sick. We all know that to help stop the spread of COVID-19, we need to protect ourselves and our loved ones by getting vaccinated. Your videos can make a difference to help others get vaccinated.
Several videos will be chosen as finalists to be voted on by the public. The winner will be used in the State of New Jersey's COVID-19 public health campaign. Deadline for submission: May 11.
For more information about the video contest, check out covid19.nj.gov/yourvoice

The State of New Jersey announced a contest calling for videos that show why YOU are getting vaccinated and encourage others to do the same.
COVID-19 vaccines are safe, effective, and protect you from getting sick. We all know that to help stop the spread of COVID-19, we need to protect ourselves and our loved ones by getting vaccinated. Your videos can make a difference to help others get vaccinated.
Several videos will be chosen as finalists to be voted on by the public. The winner will be used in the State of New Jersey's COVID-19 public health campaign. Deadline for submission: May 11.
For more information about the video contest, check out covid19.nj.gov/yourvoice

Great work New Jersey! #NJCensus2020
04/27/2021

Great work New Jersey! #NJCensus2020

The Census results we received today are a testament to what we’ve known all along: New Jersey is the best state in the nation to live, work, and raise a family.

Thank you New Jersey Secretary of State Tahesha Way, the Complete Count Commission, advocates, volunteers, and New Jerseyans for a successful count.

IMPORTANT HEALTH INSURANCE REMINDER: New Jersey has EXTENDED the time for eligible uninsured residents to enroll in heal...
02/03/2021

IMPORTANT HEALTH INSURANCE REMINDER: New Jersey has EXTENDED the time for eligible uninsured residents to enroll in health insurance to May 15th through a COVID-19 Special Enrollment Period.

Find an affordable plan for you and your family: getcovered.nj.gov

IMPORTANT HEALTH INSURANCE REMINDER: New Jersey has EXTENDED the time for eligible uninsured residents to enroll in health insurance to May 15th through a COVID-19 Special Enrollment Period.

Find an affordable plan for you and your family: getcovered.nj.gov

NEW: The state's toll-free vaccination hotline has gone live to assist residents with general questions about vaccines, ...
01/29/2021

NEW: The state's toll-free vaccination hotline has gone live to assist residents with general questions about vaccines, identifying whether or not they’re currently eligible for a vaccination, and to help them identify vaccination locations.

855-568-0545

More Info about the hotline: tinyurl.com/1nq5fidg

NEW: The state's toll-free vaccination hotline has gone live to assist residents with general questions about vaccines, identifying whether or not they’re currently eligible for a vaccination, and to help them identify vaccination locations.

855-568-0545

More Info about the hotline: tinyurl.com/1nq5fidg

01/18/2021

YOUTH WE HEAR YOU!

New Jersey Secretary of State Tahesha Way alongside Ambassador Abena P.A. Busia, and youth moderators Sonia Leo and Grace Appiah celebrated and empowered today’s participants by stressing the importance of youth voice and discussing the impact Dr. King has made on her life and lives of those around the globe.

#VolunteerNJ #VGFNJ #AmeriCorpsNJ #FGPNJ #CelebrateVolunteerism #NationalServiceWorks #GettingThingsDone #NationalServiceResponds #Service #NewJersey #NJ #JerseyStrongIAmAVolunteer #Donate #Volunteer #Volunteerism #NJThanksYou #NationalService #ServeOutdoors #NJCommission #BilingualVolunteers #CommunityService #DisasterServe #PandemicPositives #AmeriCorps #MLKDay #MLKCommission #MLKYouthConference #MLKDayOn New Jersey Department of State

**MLK Virtual Youth Conference, Mon, 1/18/21**Make it a Day ONLINE! The State of New Jersey Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. ...
01/15/2021

**MLK Virtual Youth Conference, Mon, 1/18/21**

Make it a Day ONLINE! The State of New Jersey Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemorative Commission will host a FREE Virtual Youth Conference “Youth, We Hear You!” on Monday, January 18, 2021, 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM EST .

Register via https://hopin.com/events/njmlkyouth

#MLKDay #MLKCommission #MLKYouthConference #MLKDayOn

Make it a Day ONLINE! The State of New Jersey Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemorative Commission will host a FREE Virt...
01/13/2021

Make it a Day ONLINE! The State of New Jersey Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemorative Commission will host a FREE Virtual Youth Conference “Youth, We Hear You!” on Monday, January 18, 2021, 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM EST. Participants will include New Jersey Secretary of State Tahesha Way and Congressman Andy Kim.

Register via https://hopin.com/events/njmlkyouth

#VolunteerNJ #VGFNJ #AmeriCorpsNJ #FGPNJ

Make it a Day ONLINE! The State of New Jersey Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemorative Commission will host a FREE Virtual Youth Conference “Youth, We Hear You!” on Monday, January 18, 2021, 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM EST. Participants will include New Jersey Secretary of State Tahesha Way and Congressman Andy Kim.

Register via https://hopin.com/events/njmlkyouth

#VolunteerNJ #VGFNJ #AmeriCorpsNJ #FGPNJ

12/24/2020
Governor Phil Murphy

Governor Phil Murphy

BREAKING: I am hereby declaring Santa Claus an essential worker.

Effective IMMEDIATELY, Santa and Mrs. Claus, with their elves and reindeer – including Rudolph – are permitted to fly in and around New Jersey from Christmas Eve into Christmas morning.

Merry Christmas!

It was great to see our friends and colleagues from across the Department of State at our virtual holiday party! From al...
12/18/2020

It was great to see our friends and colleagues from across the Department of State at our virtual holiday party!

From all of us to all of the people we serve throughout the Garden State, happy holidays!

New Jersey Secretary of State Tahesha Way
12/14/2020

New Jersey Secretary of State Tahesha Way

Today, my team from the Division of Elections and I joined the 14 New Jersey members of the 2020 Electoral College as they formally cast New Jersey’s votes for the next President and Vice President of the United States.

12/08/2020
Governor Phil Murphy

Governor Phil Murphy

This morning, New Jersey Secretary of State Tahesha Way certified New Jersey’s election results.

With 4,635,000 votes cast and certified, we shattered our previous record.

Later today I will sign the Certificate of Ascertainment, in advance of our Presidential Electors meeting and voting next Monday.

New Jersey Division of Elections
11/01/2020

New Jersey Division of Elections

And the winner is….Democracy!

Meet the 2020 NJ Ballot Bowl winners. These are the campuses from across New Jersey who registered the most voters in our annual competition to increase youth voter engagement. The trophies were presented at the Ballot Bowl Touchdown Awards Ceremony by New Jersey Secretary of State Tahesha Way. Congratulations to the winners and to everyone who participated. You have made a difference! #NJBallotBowl #NJVotes
https://www.state.nj.us/state/sos-nj-ballot-bowl-2020awards.shtml

10/30/2020
NJCensus2020

NJCensus2020

Thank You New Jersey! Thank you all for responding to the #2020Census. And a special thank you to all of the Local Complete Count Committees, non-profit organizations, and volunteers across the state. You were on the front lines and your commitment, energy, resiliency, adaptability, creativity and collaboration in carrying out this effort in the middle of COVID - that’s what made our #NJCensus2020 effort a success. We all did this together!

10/28/2020
New Jersey Division of Elections

New Jersey Division of Elections

**Ballot Bowl 2020 Touchdown Awards Rally – Thurs 10/29 12:45 PM**

Join New Jersey Secretary of State Tahesha Way and other special guests on at the virtual Ballot Bowl 2020 Touchdown Awards Ceremony, October 29th at 12:45 PM to celebrate the voter registration contest winners and see which campuses registered the most voters. A big thank you to Rutgers University—Camden for hosting this event. You can sign up for a Zoom event link at https://rcit.rutgers.edu/apps/payment/register.php?event_id=568
#ReturnItNow #NJVotes

https://youtu.be/0GtZvXH-S-Y

New Jersey Division of Elections
10/28/2020

New Jersey Division of Elections

**Ballot Bowl Touchdown Awards Rally – Thurs 10/29 12:45 PM**

Join New Jersey Secretary of State Tahesha Way and other special guests at the virtual Ballot Bowl 2020 Touchdown Awards Ceremony on October 29th at 12:45 PM to see which campuses registered the most voters. A big thank you to Rutgers University—Camden for hosting this event. You can sign up for a Zoom event link at https://rcit.rutgers.edu/apps/payment/register.php?event_id=568
#ReturnItNow #NJVotes

New Jersey Division of Elections
10/26/2020
New Jersey Division of Elections

New Jersey Division of Elections

There are 4 different options for how to return your vote-by-mail ballot by 8 p.m. on November 3:
1. Return your ballot using the pre-paid mailing envelope that came with your ballot
2. Drop your ballot off at one of your county’s secure drop boxes
3. Deliver your ballot to your county’s Board of Elections office
4. Bring your ballot to your polling place by 8 p.m. on election day (November 3)

Congratulations to Deonté Griffin-Quick, our former @NJStateCouncilontheArts colleague, who has been honored with the Na...
10/16/2020
2020 NASAA Leadership Awards: Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Individual Award - NASAA

Congratulations to Deonté Griffin-Quick, our former @NJStateCouncilontheArts colleague, who has been honored with the National Assembly of State Arts Agencies inaugural Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) Individual Award! https://nasaa-arts.org/my_nasaa_resources/2020-nasaa-leadership-awards-diversity-equity-and-inclusion-individual-award-2/?fbclid=IwAR1kgI0NGw50QDcGWuXdg59Dlw1VHMO5gi4dA3zT3MqRaFxYn84hCLtQZP8

The National Assembly of State Arts Agencies (NASAA) has named Deonté Griffin-Quick a recipient of its inaugural Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) Individual Award. This award recognizes individuals who demonstrate outstanding leadership and tireless efforts in addressing and raising awareness ...

NJCensus2020
10/14/2020

NJCensus2020

News Alert: The #2020Census will end on Thursday, October 15, but online self-response in NJ will be available until 6 AM on 10/16. This will be your last chance to be counted for the next 10 years. There’s still time to make a difference for your community. Take 10 minutes and #FillitOutNow at 2020CENSUS.GOV or by phone at 844-330-2020 (English) or 844-468-2020 (Spanish).
#NJCensus2020 #NJGOTC

10/06/2020
New Jersey Division of Elections

Casting your vote with a mail ballot is safe, simple, and secure. It's as easy as vote, sign, seal, return.

Safe. Simple. Secure. Learn how to complete your vote by mail ballot. For more information and additional resources, visit VOTE.NJ.GOV

09/30/2020

Please join us in congratulating two of our colleagues, who were recognized with Governor’s Awards for exemplary public service. Dawn Schilling, who works at the state Division of Elections, was honored with the Leadership and Professional Achievement award. Don Newman, who works for the state’s Business Action Center, was named to the Governor’s Team of Excellence. Both Dawn and Don go above and beyond for the people of New Jersey and we are proud to congratulate them for earning these well-deserved accolades.

New Jersey Secretary of State Tahesha Way
09/22/2020

New Jersey Secretary of State Tahesha Way

Our 2020 Ballot Bowl Virtual Rally hosted by Saint Peter's University was a great way to celebrate #NationalVoterRegistrationDay! We were joined by NFL New York Giants Nate Solder as well students from New Jersey Ballot Bowl teams across the state for a conversation on getting your peers registered. We can't wait to see how these young people do as they compete to see which schools can register the most new voters this Fall!

Happy National Voter Registration Day! For information about voting in New Jersey visit the 2020 NJ Voter Information Po...
09/22/2020

Happy National Voter Registration Day!
For information about voting in New Jersey visit the 2020 NJ Voter Information Portal at Vote.NJ.Gov

Happy Voter Registration Day, New Jersey! If you aren't registered to vote or need to update your registration, today's the day to get it done. You can register online here: https://voter.svrs.nj.gov/register

**Ballot Bowl 2020 Kickoff Rally – Tues 9/22, 11 AM**Join New Jersey Secretary of State Tahesha Way and other special gu...
09/21/2020

**Ballot Bowl 2020 Kickoff Rally – Tues 9/22, 11 AM**

Join New Jersey Secretary of State Tahesha Way and other special guests on National Voter Registration Day, September 22nd at 11:00 AM, to kick off this year’s non-partisan competition to see which NJ campus can register the most voters.

You can sign up for a Zoom link at https://tinyurl.com/y2q975ad

#RegisterToVote

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