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Rutgers University–New Brunswick
Hugging both sides of the Raritan River, Rutgers University–New Brunswick has been the historic heart of Rutgers for 250 years. The energy of 40,000 students and an internationally acclaimed faculty gives this Rutgers flagship a vibrancy all its own, with five residential campuses: Busch, College Avenue, Cook, Douglass, and Livingston.
Plan your day and don't miss the stage performances.
The Arc of New Jersey is happy to announce tickets are now on sale for the Second Annual New Jersey Sprout Film Festival! All the films feature people with intellectual and developmental disabilities or are directed by people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
Enjoy 14 artistic and entertaining short films (music videos, documentaries and narratives). Following the screening there will be a short Q&A session.
To see a trailer of the film festival please visit: https://vimeo.com/209025567
Middlesex County College
West Hall, Parkview Room
2600 Woodbridge Avenue
Edison, NJ 08837
11:00 am -1:30 pm (Doors open at 10:30am)
Tickets are $10
For more information, please visit sproutnj.org or contact Céline Fortin at [email protected] or 732-733-6013
A Freeman’s Place Counseling Presents: The 2nd Annual Young Adult Poetry Contest
In honor of Mental Health Awareness in May, A Freeman’s Place Counseling is giving young adults the opportunity to tell their story. This is the opportunity for creative self-expression through the art of poetry.
1st Place: $200
2nd Place: $100
3rd Place: $50
STATE RENTAL ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (SRAP)
For Elderly (62 and over), Families and Disabled Households
Enrollment Period is Monday, March 6, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. to Friday March 10, 2017 at 5:00 p.m.
The State of New Jersey Rental Assistance Program (SRAP) is a state funded program that provides housing subsidies on behalf of extremely low-income residents, for decent, safe and sanitary housing. Persons applying must meet all applicable SRAP income and eligibility requirements. Pre-applications for housing assistance will be accepted from extremely low-income residents and households based on the income limits established by HUD. You must be eighteen (18) years of age or older to apply, or be an emancipated minor. Only one (1) pre-application per household will be accepted.
The income chart at the following link maximum income limits shows the limits that are in effect for each county now. HUD routinely adjusts income limits on an annual basis which could affect your eligibility in the future.
Maximum Income Limits: Your total household income cannot exceed the limits shown on the county income chart. At the time of selection from the waiting list, Applicants must meet the income limits of the county where they are being subsidized and provide proof of residency. The chart only goes up to 8 household members. If you have a larger household, please contact DCA at 609-292-4080 for assistance in determining the maximum income limits for your household.
Resident: Someone whose primary residence is in the State of New Jersey and who has resided in New Jersey for at least six months prior to applying for SRAP assistance
Elderly: The Head of household who is 62 years of age or over
Family: The Head of household is 18 years of age or an emancipated minor; with or without children
Disabled: The Head of household or Spouse is permanently disabled
When: Pre-applications will be accepted ONLINE only. The open enrollment period is Monday, March 6, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. to Friday, March 10, 2017 at 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time. Because pre-applications will be selected through a lottery process, it does not matter when you submit your pre-application as long as you submit your pre-application during the open enrollment period. Every pre-application submitted during the open enrollment period has a chance of being selected during the lottery.
How: Pre-applications can only be made online. Submission of a pre-application does not guarantee placement on any waiting list. Only one pre-application per household per county will be accepted. Duplicate pre-applications will be rejected. Paper applications will not be distributed or accepted.
Where: Pre-applications can be submitted ONLINE with the use of a personal computer, laptop, smart phone, or tablet. NO pre-applications will be accepted at the Housing Authority office.
Information Required: Names, social security numbers, birthdates and income information for individuals living in the household. An email address is required. If you do not have one, the application process will allow you to create one. If you need assistance in another language, Google Translate will assist you during the pre-application process.
Reasonable Accommodation: The Department of Community Affairs (DCA) will extend reasonable accommodations to disabled individuals on a case-by-case basis and will take into consideration the disability and the need(s) of the individuals. If you require a reasonable accommodation, please contact DCA at 609-292-4080 and select Option 8 from the Menu or dial 609-633-6157 for assistance.
Lottery Process: The waiting list placement will be based on a computerized selection (lottery) process. Once the wait list open enrollment period ends, pre-applications will be selected to be placed on the wait list after sorting preferences. Submission of a pre-application does not guarantee placement on the wait list, eligibility, or an offer of a State Rental Assistance Program.
What should I do if I cannot remember my login or password?
Pre-application Screening: A Screening of tenant’s background history including criminal background checks will be conducted during the eligibility interview process for all adult household members requesting housing assistance.
Additional Information: Please visit https://www.waitlistcheck.com on or after March 24, 2017 to obtain verification if you were selected for the waiting list. Those who were selected in the lottery will receive a confirmation e-mail and their status on waitlist check will show as “Active.” Those who were not selected will show a status of “Inactive.”
Please visit our Frequently Asked Questions if you have any further questions.
State Rental Assistance Program - Spanish [pdf 14kB]
NOTE: Pre-applications available on-line https://www.waitlistcheck.com/NJ559 on Monday March 6, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. to Friday March 10, 2017 at 5:00 p.m.
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8 Proven Strategies to Attract and Retain Candidates on the Autism Spectrum by Samantha Craft
Here are several strategies for attracting and retaining autistic job candidates, based on my experience working as a job recruiter and community manager for an innovative technology company that provides employment for individuals on the autism spectrum in the USA.