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. Stand up for menstrual equity! Call your State Senator and Assembly Members and ask them to co-sponsor S-3645/A-3868, which would require school districts to provide free feminine hygiene products in public schools. Identify your legislators here. Identify your legislators here. CLICK HERE.
  2. Tell the Senate to pass gun reform now! Make a call in support of the bipartisan bill to close dangerous loopholes and require a background check for every gun sale. CLICK HERE.
  3. Protect immigrant children and families! Demand an end to the separation and incarceration of families, especially the separation of infants and their mothers. CLICK HERE.

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