Throughout the year, Lunch and Learn programs provide an opportunity to hear interesting speakers in an informal setting. Speakers include authors, advocates and community leaders. Registration for Lunch & Learn programs is available to members and nonmembers.

Free To Be He, She, They:
Children and Gender Identity

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

Online registration for this program has ended. If you are interested in attending, please call the NCJW/Essex office, (973) 740-0588.

12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
at Temple B’nai Abraham
300 E. Northfield Road, Livingston, NJ

Learn about the transgender community from an activist mother, a family therapist and an educator and programming innovator. Speakers will include Jamie Bruesehoff, writer, speaker, advocate, and parent of a transgender child; Nicole Davis, LCSW, who has broad experience working with adolescents and young adults who identify as LGBT; and Aaron Potenza the Director of Programming at Garden State Equality, New Jersey’s statewide advocacy and education organization for the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community.

Jamie Bruesehoff, writer, speaker, and mother of a transgender child. Advocate for transgender youth and adults.






Nicole Davis, Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Clinical Associate with the Gender and Family Project in New York City.