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LSNJ coordinates the statewide Legal Services system, which provides free legal assistance to low-income New Jerseyans for their civil legal problems.

Through its work, LSNJ strives to secure substantive and procedural justice for those living in poverty.

Poverty Benchmarks 2015

Poverty Benchmarks 2015:
The Annual Overview of
New Jersey's Progress Against Poverty

Income Inequality 2014

Income Inequality in New Jersey: The Growing Divide and its Consequences

What Is Poverty?

What is Poverty?
Measuring Deprivation in New Jersey

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POVERTY IN FOCUS

The stories included in Poverty in Focus are accounts of low-income people living in New Jersey, based on individual interviews across the state.

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View our latest story about Stacey, who is facing homelessness despite being approved for Social Security disability.

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POVERTY RESEARCH INSTITUTE

Poverty Research Institute (PRI) publishes a variety of reports concerning poverty in New Jersey.

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02/01/16: In Christie's absence, N.J. lawmakers tackle poverty (from NJ.com) - Leaders from both parties have blown...

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01/30/16: New anti-poverty agenda has an uncertain price tag (from the New Jersey Herald) - New Jersey Democratic lawmakers have...

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01/30/16: Trenton's anti-poverty agenda has uncertain price tag (from the Press of Atlantic City) - New Jersey Democratic...

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01/28/16: N.J. should be 'embarrassed' by high poverty rate, Assembly speaker says (from NJ.com) - Providing pre-school for all...

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01/28/16: Why is New Jersey's Poverty Rate So High? (from WNYC) - Insufficient funding or poor management of state programs...

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11/02/15: In Arbitration, a ‘Privatization of the Justice System’ (from The New York Times) - The New York Times is publishing a major...

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