NAACP Hosts Bias Training for New Jersey Police

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This week, the New Jersey chapter of the NAACP invited officers to its annual meeting to participate in the program. The post NAACP Hosts Bias Training for New Jersey Police appeared first on Associations Now

New Jersey Accountants ‘Pay It Forward’

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Nearly 100 members of the New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants traveled to high schools statewide last month with the goal of increasing awareness and enthusiasm for a career as a CPA. The post New Jersey Accountants ‘Pay It Forward’ appeared first on Associations Now

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Proposal to Change New Jersey’s Self-Serve Gas Law Fuels Debate

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New Jersey is one of just two states to require full-service gas pumps—something a key association in the state hopes to change. Problem is, a prominent lawmaker is fighting new legislation tooth and nail. Will Jersey girls pump gas eventually?

New Jersey Mug Shot Bill Raises Open-Access Concerns

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A proposed law targeting ethically questionable sites that post arrest mug shots easily passed in the New Jersey General Assembly on Thursday, but journalists’ organizations and open-access advocates worry that it will have wider consequences.

New Jersey Tech Council Has Its Eye on Post-Embargo Cuba

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A little less than 1,300 miles separate New Jersey from Cuba, but with a new association endeavor, that distance could get a little smaller. The post New Jersey Tech Council Has Its Eye on Post-Embargo Cuba appeared first on Associations Now

Elections (NJ)

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The answer is…it depends. Read the article……………………… Annual/General Meetings Coronavirus (COVID-19) New Jersey ArticlesIf your association’s annual election is approaching, you likely have questions about how the COVID-19 pandemic and the resulting governmental restrictions will affect your ability to hold your election. Should we reschedule the election? What if we have already sent out the request for nominations?

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Friday Buzz: Concrete Evidence on the Benefits of Public-Private Partnerships

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A study of the past five years of economic activity in New Jersey reveals a number of insights about partnerships that associations nationwide can learn from. “A similar culture shift is now underway in New Jersey, with universities collaborating both with industry and each other.

Your Digital Infrastructure Shouldn’t Be Playing Catch-Up

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Murphy, the Democratic governor of New Jersey, found himself having to name-drop a supposed “dead programming language” at a news conference. But Murphy’s state suddenly needed a lot of help with it, because New Jersey’s unemployment systems rely on COBOL.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 5.9.16

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Hear ways the American Institute of CPAs and New Jersey Society of CPAs are connecting with high school and college students, educators, members and other stakeholders to recruit members and nurture future CPAs. Susan Dyer, Membership Development Manager, New Jersey Society of CPAs.

Association-Backed Coalition Promotes Alternatives to Opioids for Pain

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For example, Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America, a group that supports community coalitions in the fight against drug use, recently gave a grant to a local nonprofit , New York’s Rockville Centre Coalition for Youth Works, to make the public aware of the dangers of opioid use.

Hospital Association Aims to Use Big Data to Spot Bigger Trends

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The New Jersey Hospital Association is launching a new program, CHART, to utilize big data in hopes of spotting the underlying problems behind the medical issues its members tackle. Are there gaps in New Jersey’s healthcare coverage?

Best Benefit Ever: Tailored Performance Tracking

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The New Jersey Credit Union League will create customized performance reports for its members. Why it works: The new product is part of the group’s effort to offer members strategic help.

Membership Hack: Card-Carrying Volunteer Recruiter

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The New Jersey Society of CPAs recruits volunteers with a business card that removes the barriers to getting involved. The New Jersey Society of CPAs was on a mission to engage members face-to-face and recruit some volunteers at the same time.

Why One Tire Dealers Group Put on the Brakes

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The decision by the New Jersey State Tire Dealers Association to stop spinning its wheels came down to three simple things: revenue, membership, and a lack of either. New Jersey’s leading tire dealers group won’t be burning rubber anytime soon.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 1.3.20

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I made this tater tot ham and cheese breakfast casserole for Christmas and New Year’s mornings but the second time, I used regular ham instead of country ham, a big improvement since I thought the first version was too salty. On New Year’s morning, I also served bacon cranberry crack.

New Group Aims to Tackle Sports Betting Fraud

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With a Supreme Court decision paving the way for legalized sports betting in some states, a new association hopes to set the rules of the road for wagering. The post New Group Aims to Tackle Sports Betting Fraud appeared first on Associations Now

Association Brain Food Weekly: 12.20.19

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Do you know about the horrific impact some of the new gig worker laws will have on freelance writers, journalists and other professions? New York and New Jersey are proposing similar laws—speak up if you live there. A new episode is posted every Monday by 1 p.m.

Best Benefit Ever: Keep Your Skin in the Game

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As part of a new agreement with the New Jersey State Golf Association (NJSGA), the cancer-screening company MoleSafe is offering the golf association’s members a 15 percent discount on skin-analysis services at a handful of hospitals in New Jersey as well as at NYU Medical Center in New York.

Funeral Directors Group Enlists Volunteers for COVID-19 Funeral Home Relief

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As of April 22, New York and New Jersey had almost 20,000 deaths related to coronavirus. Initially, we were only able to provide [requesters in New York] with volunteers from New York, who were licensed funeral workers,” Bernfeld said.

Report: The Story Machine Learning Tells About Nonprofits

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Meanwhile, benefits and insurance nonprofits tend to get the best funding in the Midwest and a handful of other isolated states around the country (Nevada, New Mexico, Arkansas, New Jersey).

Hometown Association Gives the Boss a Museum Treatment

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And, as the Boss nears his 70th birthday this September, a local historical association is bringing together the many local threads of a homegrown New Jersey icon.

State Dealer Groups, Tesla Motors Find Room for Compromise

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The company, which is looking to invest $4 billion to $5 billion in a “gigafactory” that would produce lithium-ion batteries, is looking to build in one of four states—Arizona, Texas, Nevada, or New Mexico.

Pain Point: Acupuncturists Concerned With Therapists’ Use of Needles

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Exposing a sharp pain: The issue came to a head earlier this month, after members of the New Jersey Association of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine pressured a CBS affiliate, via a Facebook message to its members, not to air a segment on dry needling featuring a physical therapist in the state.

Butterfly Association Steps Up Conservation Efforts

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With a new network of land preserves, the North American Butterfly Association hopes to further support the continent’s populations of endangered butterflies. However, the new plots will not act as education centers.

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State Dealers Groups, Tesla Motors Find Room for Compromise

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The company, which is looking to invest $4 billion to $5 billion in a “gigafactory” that would produce lithium-ion batteries, is looking to build in one of four states—Arizona, Texas, Nevada, or New Mexico.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 4.25.16

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EDT* – The Certificate is Obsolete: New Ways to Track PD, CE and Certification . Marc Rein, Multimedia Specialist, New Jersey CPAs. – Digital Advertising to Attract New Customers (Inbound Lunch Bunch).

Association Brain Food Weekly: 4.25.16

Reid All About it

EDT* – The Certificate is Obsolete: New Ways to Track PD, CE and Certification . Marc Rein, Multimedia Specialist, New Jersey CPAs. – Digital Advertising to Attract New Customers (Inbound Lunch Bunch).

Thanksgiving: What are your grateful for?

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I’m at the New Jersey Shore for the Thanksgiving holiday. My hometown got hit pretty hard, but we’re counting our blessings that my family’s house is still standing and able to enjoy this Thanksgiving with family.

Infection Control Group Spearheads Online Ebola Training Course

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This innovative program will assist [infection preventionists] in training health care personnel on proper [personal protective equipment] use through visual demonstrations put in the context of CDC’s new [personal protective equipment] guidance.”

Tesla, Auto Dealers Still Tangling Over Direct Sales

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But a flare-up of the issue in New Jersey, where a state agency ruled last week that the company was violating state law by selling directly to consumers, is drawing new attention to the dispute.

For One Group, Celebrating Irish Culture Extends Beyond St. Patrick’s Day

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As IACI is based in New Jersey, it celebrates one of this country’s key historical figures through its Washington’s St. Locally, here on the Jersey Shore and in Rochester, we have very active chapters who do presentations on Irish history and culture that are well attended,” Halas said.

Sunny Side Up: Solar Industry Seeing Record Returns

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That interesting factoid comes from the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) and GTM Research, which also reported in the latest edition of their quarterly fact sheet that the solar industry represents 32 percent of all new electricity generation in the country—enough to power 4.6

What Lady Gaga can teach your association

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Calderone, a striking Italian-American from New Jersey, was in a kind of love affair with Gaga. Nearly a decade ago, Lady Gaga fans were introduced to Jo Calderone. .

Nonprofits Join Outcry Over Ebola Quarantines

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The opposition led New York to soften its stance on quarantines, while New Jersey allowed Hickox to return to her home in Maine. Chris Christie and New York Gov. The outcry changed the situation in New York and New Jersey.

Best Benefit Ever: Matching Workers With Auto Shops

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The Alliance of Automotive Service Providers/New Jersey, an association representing auto repair shops and technicians, isn’t afraid to play employment matchmaker for its members. Benefits Wanted What’s your association’s coolest member benefit? Tell us about it!

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Bar Association Welcomes Diversity at the Top With New President

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A prominent legal group has a new leader at the top who hopes to make the field more diverse. In comments to The Washington Post , the New Jersey-based lawyer noted that her goal was to boost the recruitment of women and minorities into the legal field.

Why Cultural Fluency Leads To Stronger Teams

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It is our job to figure out how do we leverage these differences in our organization,” said Hyun, who is also author of Flex: The New Playbook for Managing Across Differences. However, many find being open to other cultures difficult because it requires adapting and new thinking.

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How Associations are Attracting Students to the Profession or Industry

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We are finding that there are not enough new graduates to take the place of those who are retiring, particularly in highly technical fields. Closing the loop interviews will also be conducted with member hiring managers to learn what skills and abilities successful new hires possess.

Be Productive Anywhere: Tips for Getting Work Done During a Flight Delay

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CBS Chicago recently noted a delay so lengthy that it forced a plane that was supposed to head to New York’s La Guardia Airport to instead be diverted to Newark, New Jersey—an airport 30 miles away—because of a travel curfew involving the NYC airport.

How One Foundation Got Kids Interested in Skiing—With Its Own Ski Park

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In the three winters that the National Winter Activity Center has been active, the National Winter Sports Education Foundation’s “living lab” has helped drive a massive interest in the slopes among New York City-area kids.