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New Jersey Policy Lab

NJSPL – Insights on Ageism, Health Care, and the Digital Divide

A new blog authored by Epiphany Munz, Donita Devance, and Diane Hill surveyed 137 older adults in the greater Newark area, as part of the Senior Connect Digital Divide project, to better understand their current use of the internet and internet-ready devices.

NJSPL – Maternal Health Equity in New Jersey

The latest New Jersey State Policy Lab blog was authored by Julia Snyder, MPH, and discusses the troubling and dramatic rise in the rate of maternal mortality in the U.S. In New Jersey. The rate of maternal mortality is 25.7 per 100,000 live births—this is lower than the latest national rate, but still ranks far below several other states such as California.

NJSPL – Citizens’ Trust in the New Jersey Government: What Can Data Tell Us?

Utilizing survey responses from a recent poll conducted with the Eagleton Institute, Seulki Lee (Global Affairs PhD ’23) & Abigail Alcala (MPP ’24) analyzed the demographics of respondents who were asked the question, “How much trust do you have in the New Jersey government to improve the quality of life for its citizens?”

NJSPL – Digital Divide in New Jersey

To better understand the digital divide disparity in New Jersey, Tarun and the Digital Equity Initiative team mapped the American Community Survey data from 2020 and observed what, if any, correlations there were between race, education, and employment in regard to access to the internet and digital technology.

New Jersey State Policy Lab Summer 2023 Internship

This paid, 10-week internship will run from June 13 to August 17 and is open for any graduate or undergraduate students who are interested in researching public policy issues and contributing to the Policy Lab’s body of work by writing blogs, creating charts, researching policy issues, and helping with research studies.

NJSPL – Walking During and After the Pandemic

The latest NJ State Policy Lab blog is from Bob Noland, Hannah Younes, Leigh Ann Von Hagen, and James Sinclair, “Walking During and After the Pandemic.” This team conducted two surveys over the winter of 2020-2021 and the winter of 2021-2022 to better understand how walking habits have changed for New Jersey residents since the pandemic.

NJSPL – Digital Inequity: New Jersey State Digital Literacy Initiative

The state of New Jersey has passed a first-of-its-kind legislation for the development of a digital literacy program in K-12 schools across the state. The goal is to allow for collaborative development between teachers and school media specialists, as well as consider public feedback after the initial stages.

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