This Earth Day, we joined existing public pension campaigns in the US and Canada to launch and unite behind the new Coalition for Climate-Safe Pensions. Divest NJ was one of 12 states across the US and Canada who presented their …(More...)
Updates – Page 2
We couldn’t attend the State Investment Council’s bi-monthly meeting in person due to the pandemic, so we got creative and organized a virtual rally to keep the pressure on and continue to ask the Council to divest from fossil fuels.…(More...)
350NJ-Rockland joined an important Essex County, NJ coalition to oppose the expansion of Turtle Back Zoo into the South Mountain Reservation.
We are against the county spending $8.6 million in taxpayer money to further expand the Turtle Back Zoo &
Another two months have passed and we are back at the State Investment Council’s meeting with our strongest showing as of yet and highest turnout, demanding the Council to divest from fossil fuels from the State Pension Fund. The Solidarity …(More...)
We staged our usual rally at the State Investment Council’s meeting that takes place every two months in Trenton. We made a strong stand against fossil fuel investments. We demonstrated outside and sang songs with the help of the Solidarity …(More...)
On November 16, 350NJ-Rockland brought reinforcements to the weekly protest against the fracked gas power plant in Wawayanda, NY. This protest has taken place every Saturday from 11:00am to 12:00pm for over four years, making it the longest weekly …(More...)
We organized another successful demonstration at the State Investment Council’s bi-monthly meeting in Trenton.
The people below testified at the hearing to pressure the council to change their investment practices and divest from fossil fuels.
Tina Weishaus – DivestNJ Coalition …(More...)
Thousands of New Jersey residents, Rutgers University students and faculty attended a rally in New Brunswick joined by Highland Park high school students and residents in support of the global climate strike “Fridays for Future”. There were several speeches and …(More...)
There was a great turnout for the second public hearing for the NJ Energy Master Plan building upon the great momentum and our strong presence at the first meeting in Trenton last month. There were numerous very strong statements and …(More...)
We rallied and made a stand against fossil fuel investments for the State Pension Fund at the State Investment Council’s bi-monthly meeting in Trenton on July 24th. We demonstrated outside before the meeting as the council members were trickling in …(More...)