For more than 100 years the women of NCJW/Essex have worked tirelessly in the pursuit of social justice for our community. We strive to influence public policy and improve social conditions for women, children and families through lobbying, grassroots activism, coalition-building, and educational training.

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Make your voice heard on issues that affect us in New Jersey and across the country.  You can contact local, state and federal legislators to let them know you want them to take action on various bills and policy.

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How You Can Help our Advocacy Efforts

NCJW/Essex is often asked to participate in the legislative process and add our perspective to discussions in Trenton and throughout the state.  Join us in advocating for systemic change as we meet with legislators and give testimony in support of various bills and policies.  Interested?  Contact us at 973-740-0588 to get involved!  

After Abortion Care Kits

After Abortion Care Kits show people seeking abortions in New Jersey that there are people who are thinking of them and who care. The kits, filled with necessary and comfort items, are distributed by our partners. After Abortion Care Kits are now being assembled by other community organizations.