Gina Hernandez

PCA-NJ’s Child Wellness Institute Positively Impacts 5 Newark Schools – Students, Educators and Parents – with Impact 100 Essex Grant

A Newark elementary school class partaking in yoga as part of the Children’s Wellness Initiative.

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – June 13, 2022 – Prevent Child Abuse-New Jersey and its nonprofit subsidiary Child Wellness Institute (ChildWIN®) — with generous support from Impact 100 Essex — brought its Children’s Wellness Initiative to five Newark elementary schools.  The program was delivered from February 2021 through May 2022 and reached 1,570 children in 125 classrooms, 200 teachers, and 208 parents. Continue reading

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Prevent Child Abuse-New Jersey Board of Directors Announces Appointment of New Executive Director, Gina Hernandez

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – March 2, 2021 – The Board of Directors of Prevent Child Abuse-New Jersey (PCA-NJ) and its nonprofit subsidiary Child Wellness Institute (ChildWIN) is pleased to announce that Gina Hernandez will succeed Rush L. Russell as its next Executive Director beginning on April 5, 2021.

Board President Robert Rotondi stated, “Gina has been a key member of our team in various roles since 2005.  We are confident her many talents, collaborative and engaging management style, and wide-ranging experience will benefit children and families throughout New Jersey. Gina is uniquely positioned to ensure sustained programmatic excellence and development of new initiatives.  Our board and employees look forward to continuing to work with Gina to build a brighter future for children.” Continue reading

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Prevent Child Abuse-NJ Partners with Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital to Educate Community Members on Ending Human Trafficking

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – FEBRUARY 3, 2016 – On January 27th, Prevent Child Abuse-NJ, in collaboration with Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital and other partners, hosted the third in a series of community forums:  “Human Trafficking Let’s Make This the End of the Road” Part III.   This session coincided with Human Trafficking Awareness Month, observed nationally each January.  Continue reading

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