Resilient Northeastern NJ Coalition Hosting Virtual Community Meeting June 8th For Resilience Action Plan


Scientists predict that climate change will continue the trends of increased precipitation and sea level rise in New Jersey, which will come alongside other climate concerns such as heat and poor air quality.

Jersey City, Newark, Hoboken, and Bayonne, as well as Hudson County and community-based organizations Ironbound Community Corp. and HOPES CAP, Inc. have partnered together in Resilient Northeastern NJ to further understand these impacts.

The program is working with these communities to outline actions at the local, regional, and state levels to prepare for changing conditions, and to address challenges like flooding and heat waves that are already felt today. 

On June 8th, Resilient Northeastern NJ is hosting a virtual community meeting to gather feedback for the resilience action plan, which will be released as a report this summer.

The action plan will include a range of near-term and long-term solutions that can help build physical resilience by improving drainage systems or keeping homes out of harm’s way or through outreach and programs that involve residents in the process.

Flooding Damage. Image Credit – terimakasih0

The meeting will take place on Wednesday, June 8th, 4 – 5:30 PM or 6:30 – 8 PM.

Please RSVP and access the virtual Zoom meeting at

Community members can also watch on Facebook live:

If you live, work, or play in Jersey City, Newark, Hoboken, Bayonne, and other nearby communities, you are encouraged to attend and get involved. The meeting will be available in English and Spanish, with American Sign Language interpretation.

Please email [email protected] or call 201-398-4333 with additional language, accessibility, or support needs.Share questions or comments by email to [email protected]or by phone to 201-398-4333.

Resilient Northeastern NJ is a partnership between the New Jersey Department of Environment Protection, Jersey City, Newark, Hoboken, Bayonne, Hudson County, Ironbound Community Corporation, HOPES CAP, and Arcadis.

The partnership aims to provide a clear roadmap for ensuring long-term social, environmental, and economic vitality by reducing flood risk. Resilient Northeastern New Jersey is a collaborative effort between partners and the people who live, work, and play in the region designed to ensure equitable and impactful outcomes. Additional information about the partnership and project can be found at

Banner Image: Park City Utah Storms.  Image Credit – ArtTower


City of Bayonne

Bayonne is a community that retains many of the elements of a small town. One and two family homes, small apartment buildings, and small business predominate. There is a population of 62,000 people who take pride in their hometown and its history. Bayonne residents and their ancestors moved to the city from many parts of the world. During colonial times and the first century of the American Republic, the Dutch, British, and Africans were the first groups to arrive after the Native Americans. Subsequent waves of immigrants came from all over Europe, especially between the 1880s and the 1920s. In recent decades, sources of immigration have largely been represented from countries in Latin America, the Middle East, and Southeastern Asia. Each group has left its mark on the cultural, religious and political life of the community.

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