CAU in the News

CAU talks Advocacy and more on 106.7 Lite FM

March 23, 2020

Erin Jerome

Rebecca Kasen, Advocacy Director Disability advocacy, the Census, and CAU's response to COVID-19 were among the topics in CAU's interview this week on 106.7 Lite FM. Advocacy Director Rebecca Kasen spoke with host Nina del Rio. "We do feel like there is a strong presence in the state...

CAU Members are Advocates in Action during Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month

March 4, 2020

Chris Reardon

Juanna Quinn (left) and Annie Sims, individuals with developmental disabilities, are passionate advocates for their fellow citizens. People with developmental disabilities are ready. As the calendar turns to March, Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month, members of the New American...

Our City: Check out a CAU interview with Elizabeth Mayor Chris Bollwage

February 27, 2020

Erin Jerome

We sat down with Elizabeth Mayor Chris Bollwage to talk all things CAU: from how we started, how our programs have expanded, and how the agency is navigating for the future. Joshua Bradley, our assistant executive director of quality assurance and training, shared that the agency's main focus...

Home Dreams Come True for CAU Member Gary

February 20, 2020

Erin Jerome

Congratulations are due to a CAU member who now has a condo of his own! Gary Rubin now has a lifetime tenancy at his home in Elizabeth, and will have voting rights in his condo association. The two-bedroom, two bath condo he has all to himself is a far cry from institutional living...

CAU Members Celebrate Culture at National African American Read-In

February 12, 2020

Chris Reardon

Crystal Jackson stood before a small audience of other youth at risk and sang Whitney Houston’s “I Look to You,” with its lyrics, “After all that I’ve been through / Who on Earth can I turn to / I look to you.” Jackson is living within New Jersey’s child welfare system and was...