CISNA collaborated with interfaith partners including: the NJ Catholic Conference, Agudath Israel of America, the Association of Christian Schools International, the NJ State Association of Jewish Federations, and dozens of Jewish, Catholic, Christian, Islamic and other faith-based schools who joined our fight in Trenton to keep all children safe! CISNA Executive Director, Sufia Azmat, was present when Gov. Phil Murphy signed into law a historic bill that brings security funding for K-12 nonpublic schools to its highest level in the state’s history. CISNA was recognized as a coalition partner advocating for private school security funding. More details.

CISNA Executive Director, Sufia Azmat, with Gov. Phil Murphy at Historic Signing

Picture at top: Gov. Murphy Signs Historic Bill Providing Unprecedented Security Funding For Nonpublic Schools (Photo Credit: