Updates

New Jersey Acts to Protect Children from Lead Hazards

Governor Murphy signed S1147/A1372, a major step in our efforts to prevent childhood lead poisoning in New Jersey. This legislation, passed on June 24th, requires a proactive lead inspection process for rental properties built before 1978, closing a loophole that allowed all single family/two family rental units to go uninspected. Before today, thousands of kids …

NJ Legislature Acts to Protect Children from Lead Hazards

Isles Successfully Advocates for Passage of New Lead Paint Inspection Law Today, the NJ Legislature passed S1147/A1372, a major step in our efforts to prevent childhood lead poisoning in New Jersey. This legislation requires a proactive lead inspection process for rental properties built before 1978, closing a loophole that allowed all single family/two family rental …

2021 IYI Commencement on June 22

Please join us in recognizing the achievements of the Isles Youth Institute Class of 2021. Tuesday, June 22, 202110:00 AM *Live stream of ceremony will appear below at 10 am on June 22.

Registration is Open for Isles’ 2021 Forum

Trenton, N.J. – Isles, Inc., a community development and environmental nonprofit headquartered in Mercer County NJ, is hosting its first-ever virtual Forum from June 7 – 12, 2021. This free, one-of-a-kind event explores community development topics such as urban agriculture, lead safety, youth-violence prevention, healthy housing, and green jobs in a series of webinars, panels, …

Isles’ Virtual Forum

Save the date for Isles’ Forum, a FREE, week-long virtual series of webinars, workshops, panels and more to explore community development and environmental challenges and solutions.   Pick and choose the topics of interest to you, or sign up for all! Full schedule, speakers, and registration links will be posted at isles.org/forum.

February 2021 Message

Dear Friend,   As a community development and environmental nonprofit, Isles focuses on both self-reliant people and healthy, sustainable places. That’s why we provide youth with education options, offer first time homebuyer workshops, as well as clean up homes to prevent childhood lead poisoning, build gardens, create green spaces, and so much more.   Today, as we …

January 2021 Message

Dear Friend,   A lot of ideas here at Isles start with, “What if we could…?”   One important question for our energy and environmental health services was, “What if we could combine housing health assessments with lead remediation and energy efficiency? How would we do that?”    The “why” is obvious, given the age and condition of …

Happy Thanksgiving!

Dear Friend,   Thanksgiving is one of my favorite holidays – gathering with family and friends, (over)eating delicious food, and celebrating our common unity together.   Like for so many others, this Thanksgiving is a bit difficult for me. Our big family gathering is cancelled to protect against COVID. And I know I have it …

Isles’ Harvest Celebration 11.14.20

Join us on Saturday, November 14 at 6 pm for Isles’ virtual year-end event, the Harvest Celebration. Broadcast from the Social Profit Center at Mill One via Zoom, the Harvest Celebration will feature highlights of our work throughout the year, and a panel discussion in which new CEO Sean Jackson and Founder Marty Johnson answer …

CEO Sean Jackson Featured on RVN TV

Isles’ new CEO Sean Jackson was a guest on RVN TV’s Rainmakers Roundup, where he spoke about his transition from politics to nonprofit work, why he got involved with Isles, and the latest on the Social Profit Center at Mill One.