Our children deserve so much more. We have more work to do. The US ranks second to last in childhood poverty rates:
A compelling video on why we need to end mass incarceration and the warehousing of our potential: cor.bo/1kLRcNh
"A handful of thugs with automatic weapons can never truly threaten a great nation like France. Only the wrong response can do that." - Jeremy Shapiro, Senior Fellow at @brookingsinst
The words on the base of the Statue of Liberty welcome the huddled masses yearning to breathe free.
Former NJ Gov. Kean and Senator @CoryBooker
brainstorming strategies to help ALICE #UnitedForALICE
Thanks 4 being here MT @PaulGrzellamycj
: At @UnitedWayNNJ
Public forum on ALICE, Cory & Gov Kean to speak. @Novartis
The crew taking me around South Carolina & now to the airport to go back to NJ. Thanks for the hospitality #CoryinSC
We must protect benefits for 9/11 first responders. They are our heroes. cor.bo/1O3Hr8k
We must stop using phones in prisons to exploit the incarcerated for profit:
Our current Hudson River rail tunnels went on tour with the World's Fair... in 1904. cor.bo/1HHUTxm
I often hear from people who want more bipartisan cooperation fix infrastructure. #OnTrackforGateway
Congrats to Layla Cabrera and Cathi McGuire, recipients of @FisherHouseFdtn
Samsung NJ military spouse scholarship.
“Hate, it has caused a lot of problems in the world, but has not solved one yet.”― Maya Angelou
47 million Americans live in poverty. We're better than this & must wrk hard to strengthen opportunity for all.
on the importance of defending freedom and compassion in the face of evil.
"Syria's War - Who is Fighting and Why" cor.bo/1MMRJst
NJ students stand together for peace and a bright future. Our kids know the value of standing up for freedom.
One of my favorite James Baldwin passages on unifying our collective consciousness to build a more just society:
Today, we pay tribute to the brave men and women who served our country as members of the U.S. Armed Forces.
I love to see @AmeriCorpsNCCC
volunteers doing outstanding work in their community facebook.com/corybooker/pho…
A common-sense look at the power of background checks to decrease gun violence: (via @Everytown
Time in prison causes a 40% decrease in earnings and higher unemployment rates for former inmates.
Here's a photo of a lighter moment from the the day in September when a group of Republicans and Democrats introduced the Fair Chance Act, legislation that would give formerly incarcerated individuals a fairer shot at employment. The bill would prevent federal agencies and contractors from consideri