County presents $5.4M in grants to 14 municipalities, 34 community organizations

County presents $5.4M in grants to 14 municipalities, 34 community organizations

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Essex County recently announced that approximately $5.4 million will be distributed to 14 Essex County municipalities and 34 community organizations through the Community Development Block Grant program and the Emergency Solutions Grant program. The CDBG and ESG programs are funded through the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and administered […]

Raising awareness of teen dating violence

Raising awareness of teen dating violence

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The National Council of Jewish Woman/Essex were on hand at the Feb. 4 West Orange Township Council meeting as February was remembered as National Teen Dating Violence and Prevention Month in West Orange. Councilman Jerry Guarino, Councilwoman Cindy Matute-Brown, NCJW member Melinda Udell, Councilwoman Susan McCartney, NCJW members Sharon Falkin and […]

NCJW/Essex takes action to prevent teen dating violence

LIVINGSTON, NJ — One in three teens in a relationship experiences some form of abuse — physical, sexual, emotional or verbal — from their partner. Individuals between the ages of 16 and 24 have the highest rate of intimate partner violence. More than 10,000 cases of teen relationship abuse are reported to authorities in New […]

Help count NJ in the 2020 Census

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Everyone is welcome at the Linda & Rudy Slucker NCJW/Essex Center for Women on Thursday, Jan. 30, from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. for a 2020 Census recruiting fair. Census representatives will be available to assist you with your online application, which will take about 30 to 40 minutes to complete. If […]

Ladies, jumpstart your job search with NCJW

LIVINGSTON, NJ — The Linda & Rudy Slucker NCJW/Essex Center for Women’s Job Club is opening its doors to the public for a job search program on Thursday, Sept. 12, from 9 to 11 a.m. Matthew Alcalde, managing director of Adecco Medical & Science of NJ and NY, with facilitate a panel discussion on jumpstarting […]

More than 800 children shop cost-free at Back 2 School Store

More than 800 children shop cost-free at Back 2 School Store

LIVINGSTON, NJ — The 11th annual NCJW/Essex Back 2 School Store brought much more than just grins on Sunday, July 28, as hundreds of children went shopping at a one-day pop-up store designed to help children in financial need in Essex County. “I can’t wait to get new shoes! I want sparkles on them!” exclaimed […]

Look and feel more radiant with March NCJW workshop

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Let the Linda & Rudy Slucker NCJW/Essex Center for Women help you “Bring Back Your Glow” on Wednesday, March 6, from 7:15 to 9 p.m. At this workshop, led by health and wellness chef Ellen Harnett, learn which foods will make you look and feel more radiant than you have in years. […]

NCJW/Essex commemorates Roe v. Wade decision anniversary

LIVINGSTON, NJ — NCJW/Essex recently hosted a special Lunch and Learn event, “Ending the Stigma of Abortion,” to commemorate the 46th anniversary of the Supreme Court’s Roe v. Wade decision, which ensures a woman’s right to a safe and legal abortion. At the event, more than 200 attendees learned how the Lady Parts Justice League, […]

Teen dating abuse experts visit WOHS health classes

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Experts from the Center for Women, part of the National Council of Jewish Women/Essex, presented on the topic of “teen dating abuse” in West Orange High School health classes on Jan. 10 and 11. Students used prior knowledge from their “Relationships and Abuse” unit taught in their Health 9 classes to […]

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