The mission of the Bias Crime Unit, located within the New Jersey Division of Criminal Justice, the statewide coordination of efforts to eliminate crimes motivated by prejudice against others based on race, color, religion, sexual orientation, disability, ethnicity, gender identify or expression and national origin.
Resources to Support Inclusivity, Social Justice, Social Consciousness, Humanity in Our Communities (Home, School, Organizations, Businesses)
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A Bias incident or Hate Crime can be defined as any suspected or confirmed offense or unlawful act which occurs against a person or property (public or private) on the basis of New Jersey’s nine protected classes: race, color, religion, gender, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, and national origin.
Una incidente motivado por prejuicio u odio como cualquier sospecha o confirmación de delito o acto ilícito que ocurra en contra de una persona o propiedad (pública o privada) con base en las nueve clases protegidas por Nueva Jersey: raza, color, religión, género, discapacidad, orientación sexual, identidad de género o expresión, y origen nacional.
Long Term Care Ombudsman: a LGBTQI or HIV+ resident of a long-term care facility Rights Brochure - Copy
P.L. 2021, c.033 (S2545) prohibits discrimination against LGBTQI and HIV+ people living in long-term care (LTC) facilities in New Jersey. It also requires LTC facilities to provide training for all staff on the requirements and how to better treat and care for LGBTQI and HIV+ residents.
Hey there! Thanks for your interest in TransParenthood, a support group for parents and family members of trans, nonbinary, and gender questioning youth.
All groups are FREE to attend and are on a drop-in basis (attend when you can).
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Sign this statement of support today to stand with LGBTQAI+ community to prioritize safe, standard-driven, and culturally competent recovery housing in New Jersey.
Muchas personas LGBTQ+ han desarrollado sólidas comunidades en línea de "familia elegida" que continúan brindando apoyo y afirmación: recursos que puede encontrar servicial. Además, algunas organizaciones pueden ayudarlo a encontrar recursos locales.
Many LGBTQ+ people have developed robust online communities of “chosen family” who continue to provide support and affirmation — resources which you may find helpful. Additionally, some organizations may be able to help you find local resources.
The materials in this guide are for informational purposes only and are not legal advice or a solicitation for legal services. The reader should not rely upon or act on any information in this guide but should seek legal counsel for his/her individual circumstances. Steps in the Name & Gender Change process are outlined along with sample documents and other
This guidance was prepared by the New Jersey Department of Education after a review of policies and guidance from other states and organizations, and in consultation with educators, counselors, school psychologists, advocates, and parents. The intention is to provide district administrators to take steps to create an inclusive environment.