Recognizing the urgency of this moment for the child care industry, The Nicholson Foundation and the Turrell Fund have launched a new campaign to build public support for accessible, affordable, high-quality care for infants and toddlers.
On July 29, NJ Spotlight and NJTV News hosted a virtual roundtable event, “Race and Health Care in New Jersey: Addressing Inequities in the COVID-19 Era.” The Nicholson Foundation co-sponsored the roundtable.
The Nicholson Foundation is working to support our grantees in their ongoing work during the COVID-19 pandemic, especially as the needs of vulnerable populations are changing and increasing in tandem. Here are highlights of some of our grantees' successes.
The Early Learning Lab has released Stay Play Grow, a free app designed to support parents and caregivers during the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond. Funders for the app include The Nicholson Foundation and the Packard Foundation.
The New Jersey Department of Children and Families has named Dave Ellis as the first Executive Director for the Office of Resilience. Ellis—a leading national expert on the lasting impacts of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) and generational trauma—will coordinate work related to ACEs, including the development and implementation of a Statewide Action Plan.
The Nicholson Foundation recognizes the tremendous disruptions that the COVID-19 epidemic has caused for our grantees, partners, and the vulnerable populations in New Jersey that they serve. Here are the steps we have taken to provide relief and further promote the vital work of our grantees.