Office of Diversity and Inclusion

Diversity and Inclusion New Jersey

News

Press Releases

Governor Phil Murphy Appoints Hester Agudosi as Chief Diversity Officer of New Jersey
04/20/2018

"A commitment to diversity and inclusion is a critical step toward a fairer New Jersey," said Governor Phil Murphy.

News from External Sources

Editorial: Paterson Taking its Turn in the Hollywood Limelight
04/09/2019

Paterson has found a niche, in particular, with companies looking to film movies that represent other time periods.

Film Tax Credit Already Luring Moviemakers Back to New Jersey
04/02/2019

Film and television productions officially have returned to New Jersey, thanks to the reinstatement and significant bolstering of the Film Tax Credit Program, signed into law by Gov. Phil Murphy last summer.

Officials, Execs Highlight N.J. as Place to Grow Film Industry - with Nod Toward Inclusion, Diversity
03/21/2019

State officials and industry leaders - and plenty of both were present - made one thing clear Wednesday at the Diversity in Film and Television Production Forum in Newark:
New Jersey has everything the industry needs to grow its presence in the state.

New Jersey is Poised to Turn itself into Hollywood East
03/18/2019

Thomas Edison is credited with inventing motion pictures at his studios in West Orange, NJ, in the late 1880s. So New Jersey could've become what Hollywood turned into.

NJ Transit Gave $1.4 Million in Raises Following New Pay-Equity Law
02/10/2019

NJ Transit said it issued $1.4 million in raises to more than 200 workers last year to comply with New Jersey's new pay-equity law