Assembly Women and Children

The Assembly Women and Children Committee handles issues concerning the status of women and families and the welfare of children.
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McKnight Launches 2nd Annual Toiletries Project

Partnering with 8th Graders to Collect Items for the Needy

Looking to build upon her first annual, highly-successful toiletries drive held earlier this year, Assemblywoman Angela V. McKnight (D-Hudson) has launched her 2nd Annual Toiletries Collection Project. The special initiative with eighth grade students in her district is currently underway.

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Assembly Committees Hear Testimonies on Perinatal Issues

Seek Best Practices to Improve Infant and Maternal Mortality Disparities

During a joint meeting of the Assembly Women and Children and Assembly Human Services Committees Thursday, doulas, childbirth educators, maternal health experts, community leaders, and physicians gave testimonies regarding the link between perinatal initiatives and reducing infant and maternal mortality rates in New Jersey.

The committee chairs issued the following statements after the meeting:

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