OCEAN COUNTY – Two meetings will be held by the New Jersey Organizing Project to gather information about Superstorm Sandy survivors and make goals for how to help these people in 2017.
The southern Ocean County kickoff meeting will be held on Saturday, January 28, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the East Bay Avenue Community Center in Stafford, 775 East Bay Avenue, Manahawkin.
The northern Ocean County kickoff meeting will also be January 28, but from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the Brick library, 301 Chambersbridge Road.
The NJOP work to make Sandy recovery work for families, and help them deal with clawbacks (when government programs ask for money back), foreclosures, and contractor fraud, among other issues. Other issues they are addressing are climate change and cuts to Medicaid, Medicare, and other health care programs.