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. Rally with NCJW, T’ruah and other Jewish partners on Tisha B’Av to fight for refugees and immigrants! CLICK HERE.
  2. 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.
  3. Learn how you get ready for National Voter Registration Day! And contact Stephanie Abrahams, Director of Advocacy, at if you would like to join our Voting Rights initiative this fall. CLICK HERE.

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