At NCJW/Essex, we are at the forefront of social justice movements, taking a stand on issues of importance to women, children, and families. We lobby legislators and champion issues pertinent to our mission. Our members are able to stay informed through our action alerts, our training, and our advocacy projects and programs.

What can you do today to effect change?

3 Actions of the Month

  1. Ask NJ Assemblyman Conaway, chair of the Health Committee, to bring abortion provider confidentiality to a vote. Contact Stephanie Abrahams for a green card.
  2. Ask your state senator to support state legislation which would create a pilot program for teaching human trafficking awareness in NJ schools. 
  3. Support universal background checks on ALL gun sales – now co-sponsored by ALL 12 US Representatives from New Jersey. 

Visit this page regularly. We update this list every month so check back for new actions.