“Five years. 72,607 documents. Every local police department in N.J. We built the most comprehensive statewide database of police use of force in the U.S.”
-NJ Advance Media
Union County’s new Office of LGBTQ Services is the first county government office of its kind in New Jersey.
Blacks returned at the end of WWI. They had come up from the South to work factory jobs in Philly and New York, then vacated when the doughboys went off to fight. All good things come to an end, and with the soldiers’ return they wanted their jobs back. No way did the Blacks want to return South, so they came to settle cheap farm plots in the Pinelands where old Black charcoal camps had been.
Demitroff went on to tell me that because of some local & state government actors, plus others at the Pinelands Commission pushing forward a sewer system in the Buena Vista Twp hamlet of Richland, (to lead the way for development) it could threaten the demographic makeup of the township.”
A practicum project prepared by: Jessica Brand, Evan Friscia, Alex Lleras, Anish Patel, Yasmin Robinson, Roshard Williams.
Advised by: Dr. Cliff Zukin, Ph.D.
Excerpts from Executive Summary:
“…This report argues that there are two key questions that offer a clearer statistical answer to the question of Millennial exodus: 1) Are Millennials now leaving New Jersey at a higher rate than young people have in the past? 2) Are Millennials leaving New Jersey at a greater rate than Millennials living in neighboring states?
The data suggest the answer to both these questions is “no.”
This report concludes that the story of New Jersey Millennials is one of stability. Millennials in New Jersey have not deviated substantially in their migratory patterns or their attitudes towards the state of New Jersey when compared to older cohorts during the times they were between 18 and 39 years old. The report outlines three key findings:
These kind of data are challenging to come by and to analyze, as we discovered when trying to report on sexual violence and trafficking rates for local policy makers. It’s impressive that these social scientists were able to produce this work.