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NJ Green Amendment Getting a Hearing


The New Jersey Green  Amendment will get a hearing before the Senate Environment and Energy Committee on March 7, 2024.  Perhaps government leaders are finally listening??? Please show up to make sure your voice is heard.

After 5 years of advocating, the New Jersey Green Amendment is finally and officially up for a hearing and discussion before the Senate Environment & Energy Committee on Thursday, March 7th at 1:00pm in Trenton! 

Please fill out this form to let us know your plans for the hearing (even if you filled out the form last time, please fill it out again now if you plan to go on March 7 )!

This is an exciting moment and opportunity to be a part of making history in securing a constitutional RIGHT to a clean, safe, and healthy environment for ALL the people of New Jersey and ALL the generations to come.

We need all hands on deck! 

We simply can’t afford to wait another 5 years for the needed transformation protections of the people and environments of New Jersey – offered by the Green Amendment – to advance. 

Here are the specifics for joining:

Date: Thursday, March 7
Time: 10:00 am
Where: Committee Room 6, 1st floor, State House Annex, Trenton

What You Can Do: 

  • Show Up
  • Submit a Slip of Support
  • Plan to provide 60 seconds of supportive testimony

We are hoping everyone will plan to be in Trenton to support the NJ Green Amendment – whether you testify or not – there are lots of other ways to show your support, including just our strength in numbers showing up! Knowing your plans to attend and whether you hope to testify will help us immensely as we work to keep you fully up to date and informed. To that end, please fill out this form to let us know and so we can keep you in the loop.

If you need financial support in traveling to the Hearing, need helping in covering wages if you’re missing time from work to attend, or any other cost associated with supporting the success of this Hearing – please reach out to to apply (through a very simple process) for a mini-grant to support your efforts.

Whether you represent an organization, a community, or just yourself, your voice and presence are needed.

Meanwhile check out the updated resources we have provided to help you consider what you might want to say if given a chance at the hearing.

Sign Our Petition

Sign our petition if you support advancing a New Jersey Green Amendment.

When you sign the petition, you will help us demonstrate the outpouring of support, and we can better keep you up-to-date and connected with ongoing activities and opportunities to engage.

Sign on your Organization

If you are a representative of an organization in NJ that is supportive of advancing a NJ Green Amendment and authorized to sign for your organization, then sign your organization here and encourage support from your members.

Join the NJ Green Ament Action App


Green Amendments For The Generations has a new white label app that you can join to be up to date on all of the hot news and action opportunities.  Be sure to join the New Jersey Green Amendment Movement page.  You can also join the national page if you want to see what other states are doing. But to be up to speed on New Jersey it is important you join the New Jersey community.

  • You can download the app to your phone from the app store by typing in Green Amendments FTG
  • Or you can join on your computer via the web by going to this link.

However you join, this will be the best place to stay up to date and engage.

Be sure when you sign up to set the email/push notifications to suit your life style, turn them on, turn them off or limit them.  It’s easy and will ensure the best experience.

Write a Letter to the Editor

A letter to the editor can let your community know what the NJ Green Amendment is and how it can help your community and environment.

You can use our online portal to help you get your letter to the news outlets serving your community.  It’s easy. Just a few clicks, share your thoughts, click again and you will have submitted your letter to the news outlets in your area.

Click here: to get to our user-friendly letter to the editor portal

When writing your letter, consider tying in a local issue or recent article and feel free to use any of the information provided on the resources tab of this website.

Once your article is published, be sure to tag us share it with us on social media so we can help raise up your letter and leadership by sharing it with the world.

Sign Any of the NJ Sector Letters!

Sector Letters are a powerful way to demand the attention of your legislators, create solidarity within different facets of communities, and to organize for the Green Amendment. 

Spread the Word on Social Media

Help us spread the word about the NJ Green Amendment on Social Media! Let your friends and family know what a Green Amendment is and how it can help your community and environment. Share the petition link or action letter. Or tag your legislators and let the know why a NJ Green Amendment is important to you. Be sure to use #NJGreenAmendment #GreenAmendment or #GreenAmendments4Justice.

Better yet, use our NJ Social Action Toolkit.

Follow GAFTG on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram to easily share our educational posts and stay up to date.

Encourage your Municipality

Encourage your municipality or county freeholders to pass a resolution in support of the Green Amendment.
You can find a template for resolution language here and an outreach flyer that you can use to help encourage your municipal leaders or county freeholders to pass a resolution in support. Be sure your officials send a copy of the passed resolution to their state Assembly and Senate representatives and send a copy to Green Amendments For The Generations (925 Canal St, suite 3701, Bristol, PA 19007, or email to so we can keep track of the building support. And if you would like Maya van Rossum, GAFTG Founder and author of the book The Green Amendment to come speak to your targeted board of officials about the benefits of a NJ Green Amendment we can arrange that too.

Make a Phone Call!

Call Your Legislators to Support a NJ Green Amendment!
Call your representatives and ask them to sponsor ACR80/SCR30 if they haven’t already, and to be sure to vote for its passage as soon as the opportunity arises. Call them now.

Write a letter

Write a letter telling your New Jersey state representative and state senator to support a Green Amendment for New Jersey.

Donate to support a Green Amendment